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strict

 
 
pronunciation:
strIkt
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stricter, strictest
definition 1: stern; not yielding; demanding.
The school has strict rules and will punish anyone who breaks one.
synonyms:
demanding, exacting, hard, stern
antonyms:
lenient, soft
similar words:
critical, harsh, inflexible, precise, rugged, severe, stiff
definition 2: kept or acting within the rules or in an exact way.
Her school has strict rules about what to wear.
synonyms:
narrow
antonyms:
liberal, loose
similar words:
close, inflexible, scrupulous
definition 3: perfect or absolute.
There must be strict silence in his classroom.
synonyms:
absolute, complete, thorough, total, utter
derivations: strictly (adv.), strictness (n.)
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