- 1 (severidad) rigor (AmE) rigour (BrE) con todo el rigor de la ley with the utmost severity o full rigor of the law el rigor de las medidas disciplinarias the harshness o severity of the disciplinary measures el rigor del invierno the rigors of winter
- 2 (precisión) rigor (AmE) rigour (BrE) rigor científico scientific rigor los criterios se aplicarán con rigor the criteria will be rigorously o strictly applied, the criteria will be applied with rigor de rigor usual contéstale con la carta de rigor send him the usual o the standard reply los saludos de rigor the usual greetings después de la ceremonia, las fotos de rigor after the ceremony there were the inevitable o usual o obligatory photos en una ocasión así el frac es de rigor tails are de rigueur o are a must on such an occasion en rigor (honestamente) honestly, in all honesty (estrictamente) strictly speaking ser el rigor de las desdichas to be very unfortunate
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.