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rigor

Translation of rigor in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (precisión) rigor (inglés norteamericano/American English) rigour (inglés británico/British English) rigor científico scientific rigor los criterios se aplicarán con rigor the criteria will be rigorously o/or strictly applied, the criteria will be applied with rigor de rigor usual contéstale con la carta de rigor send him the usual o/or 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/or 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

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