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stringencynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈstrɪndʒənsi/
a ​situation in which a ​law, ​test, etc. is extremely severe or ​limiting and must be obeyed: the stringency of sth The ​statuteprohibits the ​adoption of ​environmental protections ​laws that ​exceed the stringency of ​federalregulations.
a ​situation in which ​companies or ​governments can ​spend only very little ​money because of difficult ​economicconditions: financial/​fiscal/​economic stringency
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