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stricture

noun [C] uk   /ˈstrɪk.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/ formal

stricture noun [C] (CRITICISM)

a statement of severe criticism or disapproval: The strictures of the United Nations have failed to have any effect on the warring factions.

stricture noun [C] (LIMIT)

a severe moral or physical limit: religious/financial strictures the Taliban's strictures on women's rights and education
Translations of “stricture”
in Chinese (Traditional) 批評, 指責,非難…
in Chinese (Simplified) 批评, 指责,非难…
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