adjective, strict·er, strict·est.
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In an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine on Tuesday released new, stricter mask requirements for state residents.Pennsylvania says all athletes must wear masks while playing. The Steelers say they’re exempt.|Matt Bonesteel|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
There will be a need for strict physical security, tracking and delivery controls, cybersecurity protections, sensitive handling, and temperature controls.We can’t rely on just one company to distribute COVID vaccines|jakemeth|November 20, 2020|Fortune
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Hogan sets statewide policies that are the baseline for all of Maryland, but local leaders have authority to be more strict if necessary.Maryland’s coronavirus numbers are going up. Here’s what you need to know.|Erin Cox|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
We also have strict measures in place to avoid incitements of violence.
South Carolina relaxed the strictness of its ID law, and a bipartisan court unanimously approved it.Why Judge Posner Changed His Mind On Voter ID Laws|Richard L. Hasen|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here must be strictness, possibly sternness of discipline; but this is not incompatible with the qualities mentioned.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions|George S. Boutwell
Almost all fallacies, therefore, might in strictness be brought under our fifth class, Fallacies of Confusion.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
Nevertheless, that we may be better understood, we shall for a moment lay aside the strictness of language demanded by reason.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
He favored rather the elegance of Toltec manners, and the strictness of Toltec discipline.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
But in each case it is only the sensation that ought, in strictness, to be called a datum.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
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