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American English: /ˈstrɪk(t)li/
British English: /ˈstrɪk(t)li/

Translation of strictly in Spanish:


  • 1 (severely)
    con severidad or rigurosidad
    Example sentences
    • Chirac declared that entry points into EU countries would have to be much more strictly controlled and demanded consistent procedures to combat people smugglers.
    • It supports ongoing audit initiatives by ensuring controls and policies are strictly enforced, in order to ensure compliance across the enterprise.
    • Restoration of the diploid stage is often strictly controlled and brings together products separated at the first meiotic division.
  • 2 (rigorously) smoking is strictly prohibited
    fumar está terminantemente prohibido
    strictly (speaking) (sentence adv)
    en rigor
    en sentido estricto
    hablando con propiedad
  • 3 (exactly) that's not strictly true
    eso no es totalmente or del todo cierto
    Example sentences
    • In other words, strictly speaking, there are no irreversible processes.
    • More strictly speaking, the word nebula should be reserved for gas and dust clouds and not for groups of stars.
    • The " no work, no pay " rule has been strictly applied to workers who strike illegally.
  • 4 (exclusively) this is strictly between ourselves
    que quede entre nosotros
    que no salga de aquí
    Example sentences
    • The conference ran on strictly professional lines.
    • I agreed with him on some things, disagreed on many more, but it was all strictly business - I never hated him, or even particularly disliked him.
    • People are learning English as a second language - that is, as a business language, strictly communicative and idiom-neutral.
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