Translation of strictly in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪktli/


  • 1.1 (severely) con severidad or rigurosidad, severamente, rigurosamente 1.2 (rigorously) estrictamente smoking is strictly prohibited fumar está terminantemente prohibido strictly (speaking) (sentence adv) en rigor, en sentido estricto, hablando con propiedad
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    • 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.
    1.3 (exactly) totalmente that's not strictly true eso no es totalmente or del todo cierto
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    • 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.
    1.4 (exclusively) exclusivamente this is strictly between ourselves que quede entre nosotros, que no salga de aquí
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    • 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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