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Meaning of “strict” - Learner’s Dictionary

strict

adjective     /strɪkt/
PERSON B1 A strict person makes sure that children or people working for them behave well and does not allow them to break any rules: a strict teacher My parents were very strict with us.Severe
RULE B2 If a rule, law, etc is strict, it must be obeyed: She gave me strict instructions to be there by ten.Rules and laws
BEHAVIOUR [always before noun] B2 always behaving in a particular way because of your beliefs: a strict MuslimCustom, tradition and conformity
EXACT exactly correct: a strict translation of a textAccurate and exact
(Definition of strict from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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