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Dictionary definition for: Strict

1. (s) (of rules) stringently enforced; "hard-and-fast rules"

2. (s) rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law" "a strict vegetarian"

3. (s) incapable of compromise or flexibility

4. (s) not indulgent; "strict parents"

5. (s) unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells; "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien" "a strict disciplinarian" "a Spartan upbringing"

6. (s) severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor" "a stern disciplinarian" "strict standards"

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