Meaning of STRICT in English

STRICT

■ adjective

1》 demanding that rules concerning behaviour are obeyed.

↘(of a rule) demanding total compliance; rigidly enforced.

2》 following rules or beliefs exactly.

3》 not allowing deviation or relaxation.

Derivatives

~ness noun

Origin

ME (in the sense 're~ed in space or extent'): from L. ~us , stringere 'tighten'.

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