from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Imposing rigorous standards of performance; severe.
- adjective Constricted; tight.
- adjective Characterized by scarcity of money, credit restrictions, or other financial strain.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Tightening or binding; drawing tight.
- Straitened; tight; constrained; hampered by scarcity or lack of available funds: as, a stringent money-market.
- Strict; close; rigorous; rigid; exacting; urgent: as, to make stringent regulations.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin stringēns, stringent-, present participle of stringere, to draw tight; see streig- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Latin stringens, stringentem, from stringō.
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