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rigour

noun [U] uk UK ( US rigor)   /ˈrɪɡ.ər/ us    //

rigour noun [U] (SEVERITY)

the fact that people are made to follow rules in a very severe way: They were punished with unusual rigour.the rigours of sth the unpleasant or severe conditions of something: They survived the rigours of the winter.

rigour noun [U] (CARE)

formal approving the quality of being detailed, careful, and complete: Her arguments lacked intellectual rigour.
Translations of “rigour”
in Spanish rigor…
in French rigueur, rigueur(s)…
in German die Strenge…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強硬, 嚴厲, 嚴格…
in Russian тщательность…
in Turkish dikkat, özen, itina…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强硬, 严厉, 严格…
in Polish dokładność, precyzja, rygor…
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