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strict

 (strĭkt)
adj. strict·er, strict·est
1.
a. Rigorous in the imposition of discipline: a strict parent.
b. Conforming completely to established rule, principle, or condition: a strict vegetarian.
2.
a. Requiring close observance or demanding in expectations: strict standards. See Synonyms at severe.
b. Carefully maintained or observed: strict silence; strict loyalty.
3. Not loose or vague; exact or precise: a strict definition.
4. Botany Stiff, narrow, and upright.

[Middle English stricte, narrow, small, from Latin strictus, tight, strict, past participle of stringere, to draw tight; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]

strict′ly adv.
strict′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.strictly - restricted to something; "we talked strictly business"
2.strictly - in a stringent manner; "the laws are stringently enforced"; "stringently controlled"
3.strictly - in a rigorous manner; "he had been trained rigorously by the monks"
Translations
بِحَزْمبِصَرامَه، بصورةٍ قاطِعَه
přísně
strengt
tarkasti
strogo
nákvæmlega
厳しく
엄격하게
strogo
strängt
อย่างเคร่งครัด
một cách nghiêm khắc

strictly

[ˈstrɪktlɪ] ADV
1. (= sternly, severely) → severamente
she was strictly brought uprecibió una educación muy estricta or rigurosa
2. (= stringently) [control, adhere to] → estrictamente, rigurosamente; [limit] → rigurosamente
3. (= absolutely) [forbidden] → terminantemente; [necessary] → absolutamente; [confidential] → estrictamente
it is not strictly accurate to say thatno es del todo preciso decir que ...
"strictly private" (on fence, gate) → prohibido el paso, propiedad privada; (on letter) → estrictamente confidencial
strictly speakingen (el) sentido estricto (de la palabra)
that's not strictly trueeso no es del todo cierto, eso no es rigurosamente cierto
4. (= exclusively) → exclusivamente
this is strictly businessesto es exclusivamente una cuestión de trabajo
the car park is strictly for the use of residentsel aparcamiento es para uso exclusivo de los residentes
everything he said was strictly to the pointtodo lo que decía iba directamente al grano

strictly

[ˈstrɪktli] adv
[controlled, regulated] → strictement; [brought up, raised] → d'une manière stricte
The car park is strictly for the use of residents → Le parking est strictement réservé aux riverains.
(= absolutely) → strictement
Smoking is strictly forbidden → Il est strictement interdit de fumer.
strictly confidential → strictement confidentiel(le)
strictly between ourselves → strictement entre nous, que ceci reste strictement entre nous
(= exactly) → à strictement parler
That's not strictly true → Ce n'est pas à strictement parler exact.
strictly speaking → à strictement parler

strictly

adv
streng; smoking is strictly forbiddenRauchen ist streng or strengstens verboten
(= precisely)genau; (= absolutely)absolut, streng; to be strictly accurateum ganz genau zu sein; our relationship was strictly businessunser Verhältnis war rein geschäftlich; strictly in confidenceganz im Vertrauen; strictly personalprivat; strictly confidentialstreng vertraulich; “strictly private”streng vertraulich; strictly speakinggenau genommen; not strictly truenicht ganz richtig; strictly between ourselves/between you and meganz unter uns; unless strictly necessarywenn nicht unbedingt erforderlich; fox-hunting is strictly for the richFuchsjagden sind ausschließlich etwas für reiche Leute; the car park is strictly for the use of residentsder Parkplatz ist ausschließlich für Anwohner vorgesehen

strictly

[ˈstrɪktlɪ] adv (see adj) → severamente, rigorosamente, strettamente, rigidamente, precisamente, assolutamente, tassativamente
she was strictly brought up → ha ricevuto un'educazione rigida
strictly confidential → strettamente confidenziale
it is strictly forbidden → è severamente proibito
strictly speaking → a rigor di termini
strictly between ourselves ... → detto fra noi...

strict

(strikt) adjective
1. severe, stern, and compelling obedience. This class needs a strict teacher; His parents were very strict with him; The school rules are too strict; strict orders.
2. exact or precise. If the strict truth were known, he was drunk, not ill.
ˈstrictness noun
ˈstrictly adverb
strictly speaking
if we must be completely accurate, act according to rules etc. Strictly speaking, he should be punished for this.

strictly

بِحَزْم přísně strengt streng αυστηρώς estrictamente tarkasti strictement strogo rigorosamente 厳しく 엄격하게 strikt strengt dokładnie rigorosamente строго strängt อย่างเคร่งครัด katı bir şekilde một cách nghiêm khắc 严格地
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But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.
How often, how very often in his early life--before he can remember'--(this clause was strictly true) 'have I deduced little easy moral lessons from its pages, for my dear son Ned
It being strictly a history of a BOY, it must stop here; the story could not go much further without becoming the history of a MAN.
But the Snake, proud of his ancient eminence in Scriptural history, was strictly orthodox, and did not accept the scientific view.
And I declare, on my word of honour, that what I am now about to write is, strictly and literally, the truth.
There, before my ravished eye, a Cube, moving in some altogether new direction, but strictly according to Analogy, so as to make every particle of his interior pass through a new kind of Space, with a wake of its own -- shall create a still more perfect perfection than himself, with sixteen terminal Extra-solid angles, and Eight solid Cubes for his Perimeter.
Although favored by a strictly vegetable descent myself, the laws of nature have not permitted me to escape from the influence of this common rule.
Concerning Thought, we may assume what is said in the Rhetoric, to which inquiry the subject more strictly belongs.
I have had some experience of her; and I believe she is to be strictly depended on to tell the truth.
Strictly speaking, the pronunciation of all words such as Liang, Kiang, etc.
What I have said respecting and against religion, I mean strictly to apply to the ~slaveholding religion~ of this land, and with no possible reference to Christi- anity proper; for, between the Christianity of this land, and the Christianity of Christ, I recognize the widest possible difference--so wide, that to receive the one as good, pure, and holy, is of necessity to re- ject the other as bad, corrupt, and wicked.
Yet there is a clear note of originality (so it seems to us) in the peculiar charm of his strictly personal compositions; and, generally, in such touches as he gives us of the soul, the life, of the [114] nineteenth century.