Translation of "strict" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /strɪkt/ us /strɪkt/

B1 A strict person makes sure that children or people working for them behave well, and does not allow them to break any rules.

a strict teacher
My parents were very strict with us.

If a rule, law, etc. is strict, it must be obeyed.

She gave me strict instructions to be there by ten.

always behaving in a particular way because of your beliefs

She’s a strict vegetarian.

(Translation of “strict” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /strikt/

severe, stern, and compelling obedience

estricto, severo
This class needs a strict teacher
His parents were very strict with him
The school rules are too strict
strict orders.

exact or precise

estricto, riguroso
If the strict truth were known, he was drunk, not ill.
strictness noun

the strictness of the regulations.
strictly adverb

strictly speaking

if we must be completely accurate, act according to rules etc

rigurosamente hablando
Strictly speaking, he should be punished for this.

(Translation of “strict” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)