Stringent

Definition of Stringent

Strin´gent   Pronunciation: strĭn´jent
a.1.Binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules.
They must be subject to a sharper penal code, and to a more stringent code of procedure.
- Macaulay.

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