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stringent

adjective
 
 
/ˈstrɪndʒənt/
stringent laws, tests, etc. are extremely severe or limiting and must be obeyed: Stringent security measures have been introduced at all airports. Regulators are forcing issuers to adopt more stringent criteria. stringent rules/regulations/laws stringent conditions/requirements stringent checks/controls/tests
ECONOMICS involving very little money being available for spending or borrowing as a result of firm controls: Stringent cost management is counterproductive when it interferes with a firm's ability to grow.stringent cost-cutting/cuts Prices are now falling slightly after stringent budget-deficit cuts.
stringently adverb
Translations of “stringent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的, 嚴格的,苛刻的…
in Russian строгий…
in Turkish sıkı, sert, katı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的, 严格的,苛刻的…
in Polish surowy…
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