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Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari advocates for a six-week shutdown stricter than state orders back in March.A second lockdown proposed by Trump would get more support from Americans than one proposed by Biden|Lance Lambert|September 5, 2020|Fortune
In its first official weigh-in on the issue, the group lays out strict scientific criteria that would need to be met before heritable gene editing could be tried clinically.Strict new guidelines lay out a path to heritable human gene editing|Tina Hesman Saey|September 3, 2020|Science News
I was raised in a Muslim household with quite strict Muslim rules and Islamic rules, and one of them is that we don’t do interest.Tan France Goes Deep on Racism and When He Almost Quit ‘Queer Eye’|Eugene Robinson|September 3, 2020|Ozy
The Hatch Act of 1939 puts strict limits on federal employees’ ability to participate in electioneering, including a ban on using their “official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election.”
This includes designing strict procedures for how a lab should conduct the tests.Scientists to Wall Street: You don’t really understand how COVID vaccine tests work|Jeremy Kahn|August 24, 2020|Fortune
The ad would then count as a coordinated communication and would be subject to strict spending limits.
First, it would reduce the kinds of ads that would be subject to strict limits.
People often forget that the National Panhellenic council used to enforce racial segregation by means of strict codes and laws.Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life|Maya Richard Craven|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Free from strict rules, Japanese distillers are making innovative, artful concoctions.Watch Out, Scotland! Japanese Whisky Is on the Rise|Kayleigh Kulp|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But beyond the strict realm of national security, the Arctic is becoming increasingly important to Russia economically.
For these reasons we keep strict and careful watch over them, since the suspicions conceived of them have been often verified.
In a strict sense, of course, no child's drawing is absolutely spontaneous and independent of external stimulus and guidance.Children's Ways|James Sully
But it was not necessary for him to enquire how strict, or how apparently long, was to be his confinement.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
How strict a Guard then ought the true Satyrist to set upon his private Passions!A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
"According to English ideas it seemed strict, of course," the other said persuasively, so that he went on.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for strict
- applying more narrowly than some other relation often given the same name, as strict inclusion, which holds only between pairs of sets that are distinct, while simple inclusion permits the case in which they are identicalSee also proper (def. 9), ordering
- distinguished from a relation of the same name that is not the subject of formal study