Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Stringent character or condition. Tightness; straitness: as, a stringency in the money-market.
- n. A rigorous imposition of standards
- n. A tightness or constriction
- n. A scarcity of money or credit
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being stringent.
- n. conscientious attention to rules and details
- n. a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
“Again I stress that the fundamental cause of the present credit stringency is the rapid expansion of the Canadian economy, and that the only sound way to relieve this pressure and to maintain a sustained rate of growth in keeping with our expanding population and our rich resources is to increase our total supply of capital.”
“About this time Mr. Ward's views of religious duty deepened in stringency and in gloom.”
“There’s a lot of web content, be it blogs or Twitter or Facebook updates, emanating directly from wine sellers and marketers that might fall under this increased stringency from the FTC.”
“But this stringency, which is called positivism when the conditions of welfare are understood, becomes fanaticism when they are misrepresented.”
“Xbox LIVE announced heightened "stringency" and "enforcement" to enforce the new policy.”
“We talk now about the financial stringency which is on us.”
“The committee said that whoever formed the next government should not let any "stringency" cuts affect the strategic defence review (SDR) which all the main parties are committed to.”
“These filters can have various degrees of stringency, meaning they can be set loose enough to capture events that are similar to, but don't quite match the predictions.”
“Every fall when that money returned to the country at large in order to move the harvest to market, those loans were called back in New York, creating the annual monetary "stringency" that, among other things, was the proximate cause of the collapse in October, 1929.”
“stringency" of the test that had to be passed for an Article 3 challenge to be brought.”
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