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 strict strict /ˈstrɪkt/


  1. () Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard  ( rigorous , strict )
    rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
     Rigorous application of the law
    rigorous application of the law
     A strict vegetarian
    a strict vegetarian
  2. () (of rules) stringently enforced  ( hard-and-fast , strict )
    (of rules) stringently enforced
     Hard-and-fast rules
    hard-and-fast rules
  3. Severe and unremitting in making demands  ( exacting , strict , stern )
    severe and unremitting in making demands
     An exacting instructor
    an exacting instructor
     A stern disciplinarian
    a stern disciplinarian
     Strict standards
    strict standards
  4. Characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint  ( nonindulgent , strict )
    characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
  5. Incapable of compromise or flexibility  ( strict , rigid )
    incapable of compromise or flexibility