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adjective strict pronunciation in British English /strɪkt/
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comparativestricter
superlativestrictest
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  1. 1
    someone who is strict has definite rules that they expect people to obey completely
    He’s quite a strict trainer, but we all like him.
    Dad’s very strict with us about table manners.
    1. a.
      strict rules or conditions must be obeyed completely
      They operate within strict time limits.
      a strict diet
  2. 2
    exact, or accurate
    He was not depressed in the strict sense of the word.
    These cases are not covered by a strict definition of poverty.

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