adjective, strict·er, strict·est.
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Examples from the Web for stricter
But, in a disconnect, only half support "stricter gun control laws."Mom Gun-Control Group Fights the NRA With Its Own Weapon|Brandy Zadrozny|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 1990s, support for stricter gun laws hovered between 60 and 78 percent.
Calls came for stricter gun laws, including prohibiting neighborhood-watch volunteers from carrying firearms.The Only Non-White Juror in the George Zimmerman Trial|Lisa Bloom|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In general, content-based speech restrictions are subject to stricter scrutiny than content-neutral rules.SCOTUS-Palooza: Preview of the Big Cases in the New Term|Ilya Shapiro|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sure, if stricter voter ID laws are passed in certain swing states that were, until today, covered under the act.
In 'Monsieur de Camors', crowned by the Academy, he has yielded to the demands of a stricter realism.Monsieur de Camors, Complete|Octave Feuillet
Within those races separate nations are again marked out by a stricter application of the test of language.Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists|James Anthony Froude, Edward A. Freeman, William Ewart Gladstone, John Henry Newman and Leslie Stephen
No stricter rules can be devised than those that prevail at the two institutions.Dewey and Other Naval Commanders|Edward S. Ellis
The stricter Benedictine rule, though as we have seen how departed from, enjoined a seclusion from the world.
They asked, how could I, who had not kept the rule in that house, think of keeping it in another of stricter observance?The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus|Teresa of Avila
British Dictionary definitions for stricter
- 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