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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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stringentstrin‧gent /ˈstrɪndʒənt/ adjective  1 STRICTa stringent law, rule, standard etc is very strict and must be obeyed stringent anti-noise regulations2 PEstringent economic conditions exist when there is a severe lack of money and strict controls on the supply of moneystringently adverbstringency noun [uncountable]
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stringentstringent air safety regulationsstringent anti-noise regulationsPrices are now falling slightly after stringent budget-deficit cuts.The wording of the code includes some fairly stringent conditions.There are now stringent controls on pollution from all power stations.Now, for the first time, fixed though often not very stringent criteria for appointment began to play a significant role.Urine is processed separately through a more stringent filtration process than the waste water.This was not the relaxed professionalism of the man of letters, but the stringent new professionalism of the academy.Along with automated verification, there were stringent penalties for lying.Parents must comply with the stringent rules for vehicular access, which are explained in a Headmaster's letter.It also is important to note that admissions criteria differ from program to program, with some more stringent than others.
From Longman Business Dictionarystringentstrin‧gent /ˈstrɪndʒənt/ adjective1stringent rule/control/test a rule, control etc that is very strict and must be obeyedStringent air quality standards will be imposed on oil companies.2ECONOMICSstringent economic conditions exist when there is a severe lack of money and there are strict controls on the supply of moneyBrazil was suffering some labor unrest in response to stringent economic policies.
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