Meaning of STRICTLY in English

/ ˈstrɪktli; NAmE / adverb


with a lot of control and rules that must be obeyed :

She was brought up very strictly.

The industry is strictly regulated.


used to emphasize that sth happens or must happen in all circumstances

SYN absolutely :

Smoking is strictly forbidden.

My letter is, of course, strictly private and confidential.


in all details; exactly :

This is not strictly true.


used to emphasize that sth only applies to one particular person, thing or situation

SYN purely :

We'll look at the problem from a strictly legal point of view.

I know we're friends, but this is strictly business.


- strictly speaking

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.