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rigorousadjective

 us   /ˈrɪɡ·ər·əs/
severe or difficult, esp. because at a high level: rigorous standards of accuracy The Manhattan district attorney’s office had a pretty rigorous training program.
(Definition of rigorous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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rigorousadjective

uk   us   /ˈrɪɡərəs/
detailed and careful: I want rigorous financial analysis of the options. The selection process is extremely rigorous.
strict or severe: A rigorous monetary and fiscal policy should encourage efficiency. Refrigeration of food, improved hygiene and rigorous standards in the food industry prevent gastro-intestinal infections.
(Definition of rigorous from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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