Translation of "stringent" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈstrɪn.dʒənt/ us

having a very severe effect, or being extremely limiting

riguroso, estricto
The most stringent laws in the world are useless unless there is the will to enforce them.
We need to introduce more stringent security measures such as identity cards.
Stringent safety regulations were introduced after the accident.

specialized finance & economics involving not enough money being available for borrowing as a result of firm controls on the amount of money in an economy

Already low living standards have been worsened by stringent economic reforms.
stringency noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈstrɪn.dʒə us
stringently adverb uk /-li/ us

rigurosamente, estrictamente
Fire regulations are stringently enforced in all our factories.

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