Definition of 'strictly'
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There will be some strictly limited exceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Limit your use strictly to your work and studies and fill your spare time with social activities. The Sun (2011)Not that applauding the boss is strictly necessary any more. Notorious: The Maddest and Baddest Sportsmen on the Planet (2006)They looked like something strictly for the old and infirm. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The whole process must be strictly confidential. Times, Sunday Times (2011)False eyelashes used to be strictly for fancy dress. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Not that all this extra effort seems strictly necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nor was it to air any more dirty linen than was strictly necessary. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)How much it exceeds what was strictly necessary for its purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Both pilots loved the plane so much that they spent longer flying it than was strictly necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For those with strictly limited ambition it is often simply a case of wishing the ground to swallow us up. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Strictly just seems like a long, long time ago. The Sun (2013)The pair have since settled out of court, the terms of which are still strictly confidential. The Sun (2010)The marriage route ought to be strictly limited, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's supposed to use it strictly for work purposes. The Sun (2016)Rather, limited and strictly controlled inspections of information stored on electronic devices may be permitted. Christianity Today (2000)Places are strictly limited, so book today at mytimesplus. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Education in those circumstances will be strictly vocational, limited to basic mathematics and language skills. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)The clubs will not be deemed illegal, but the way in which they can be used will be strictly defined. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your call is strictly confidential. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was, after all, an age when religious imagery was strictly controlled. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The source said: 'The judge made it clear that all evidence should remain strictly confidential. The Sun (2008)In literature emphasis on secular themes, such as the joys of feasting and hunting, gave way to more strictly religious ideas. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
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Translations for 'strictly'
British English: strictly /ˈstrɪktlɪ/ ADVERB
If something is done strictly it is done severely and must be obeyed absolutely.
The acceptance of new members is strictly controlled.
- American English: strictly
- Arabic: بِحَزْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: rigorosamente
- Chinese: 严格地
- Croatian: strogo
- Czech: přísně
- Danish: strengt
- Dutch: strikt
- European Spanish: estrictamente
- Finnish: tarkasti
- French: strictement
- German: streng
- Greek: αυστηρώς
- Italian: rigorosamente
- Japanese: 厳しく
- Korean: 엄격하게
- Norwegian: strengt
- Polish: dokładnie
- European Portuguese: rigorosamente
- Romanian: strict
- Russian: строго
- Spanish: estrictamente
- Swedish: strängt
- Thai: อย่างเคร่งครัด
- Turkish: katı bir şekilde
- Ukrainian: суворо
- Vietnamese: một cách nghiêm khắc
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