stricture Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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stricturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈstrɪk.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/ formal

stricture noun [C] (CRITICISM)

a ​statement of ​severecriticism or ​disapproval: The strictures of the United Nations have ​failed to have any ​effect on the ​warringfactions.

stricture noun [C] (LIMIT)

a ​severemoral or ​physicallimit: religious/​financial strictures the Taliban's strictures on women's ​rights and ​education
(Definition of stricture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stricture”
in Chinese (Simplified) 批评, 指责,非难…
in Chinese (Traditional) 批評, 指責,非難…
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