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"


  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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