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rigour

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/ ˈrɪg ər /
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noun Chiefly British.
a variant of rigor.
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British Dictionary definitions for rigour

rigour

US rigor

/ (ˈrɪɡə) /

noun
harsh but just treatment or action
a severe or cruel circumstance; hardshipthe rigours of famine
strictness, harshness, or severity of character
strictness in judgment or conduct; rigorism
maths logic logical validity or accuracy
obsolete rigidity

Word Origin for rigour

C14: from Latin rigor
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