rigour Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rigournoun [U]

UK (US rigor) uk   /ˈrɪɡ.ər/  us   //

rigour noun [U] (SEVERITY)

the ​fact that ​people are made to ​followrules in a very ​severe way: They were ​punished with ​unusual rigour.the rigours of sth the ​unpleasant or ​severeconditions of something: They ​survived the rigours of the ​winter.

rigour noun [U] (CARE)

formal approving the ​quality of being ​detailed, ​careful, and ​complete: Her ​argumentslackedintellectual rigour.
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