Definitions for stringentˈstrɪn dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rigorous, stringent, tight(adj)

    demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

    "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

Wiktionary

  1. stringent(Adjective)

    Strict; binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe

    They have stringent quality requirements outlining what is acceptable.

  2. Origin: From stringens, stringentem, from stringō.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stringent(adj)

    binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules

  2. Origin: [L. stringens, -entis, p. pr. of stringere to draw or bind tight. See Strain.]

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  1. Michael Rawson:

    CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent.

  2. Andrew Ceresney:

    The bottom line is that S&P used criteria that (were) less stringent but lied to investors about it.

  3. Anne Marie Sheehy:

    The security is so stringent in NYC that it puts you at ease right from your arrival at the airport.

  4. Mary Ann Lucille Sering:

    This ... suggests to me that this (compliance system) will be less stringent than the Kyoto Protocol.

  5. Ulysses S. Grant:

    I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

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