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"stringent" in British English

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stringentadjective

uk   /ˈstrɪn.dʒənt/ us   /ˈstrɪn.dʒənt/
stringency
noun [U] uk   /ˈstrɪn.dʒən.si/ us   /ˈstrɪn.dʒən.si/
The stringency of the safety regulations threatens to put many manufacturers out of business. Greater financial stringency is needed to eradicate inflation from the economy.
stringently
adverb uk   /ˈstrɪn.dʒənt.li/ us   /ˈstrɪn.dʒənt.li/
Fire regulations are stringently enforced in all our factories.
(Definition of stringent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stringent" in American English

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stringentadjective

us   /ˈstrɪn·dʒənt/
extremely limiting or difficult; severe: Members of the organization have to be willing to abide by the stringent rules. The city has stringent fire-safety standards.
(Definition of stringent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stringent" in Business English

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stringentadjective

uk   /ˈstrɪndʒənt/ us  
stringent laws, tests, etc. are extremely severe or limiting and must be obeyed: Stringent security measures have been introduced at all airports. Regulators are forcing issuers to adopt more stringent criteria. stringent rules/regulations/laws stringent conditions/requirements stringent checks/controls/tests
ECONOMICS involving very little money being available for spending or borrowing as a result of firm controls: Stringent cost management is counterproductive when it interferes with a firm's ability to grow.stringent cost-cutting/cuts Prices are now falling slightly after stringent budget-deficit cuts.
stringently
adverb
Drugs are the most stringently regulated of all consumer goods.
(Definition of stringent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stringent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的, 严格的,苛刻的…
in Turkish sıkı, sert, katı…
in Russian строгий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的, 嚴格的,苛刻的…
in Polish surowy…
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“stringent” in Business English

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