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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstricturestric‧ture /ˈstrɪktʃə $ -ər/ noun [countable often plural] formal  1 RRRULE/REGULATIONa rule that strictly limits what you can dostricture on/against religious strictures on marriage2 CRITICIZEa severe criticism
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strictureFor all of its own bureaucratic strictures, the diplomatic corps had the sympathetic ears that Liang was looking for.Many thought Dole should at least relinquish his post of Senate majority leader to gain freedom from legislative strictures.The main difference is that Jerry Springer's guests have not taken Hope Steadman's strictures about yelling to heart.Unfortunately he applied the same stricture to himself and some of his works are rather limited.stricture on/againstHe has some severe but convincing strictures on the impoverished and distorted contribution of feminist studies to his subject.This is partly because of Marx's strictures on Utopian socialism.After that scene there is little else that needs to be said about the strictures on Victorian women.Moreover, the strictures against maximum investment rates were vindicated, as we have seen above.
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