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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strictly, purelyadverb

    restricted to something

    "we talked strictly business"

  2. strictly, stringentlyadverb

    in a stringent manner

    "the laws are stringently enforced"; "stringently controlled"

  3. rigorously, strictlyadverb

    in a rigorous manner

    "he had been trained rigorously by the monks"

Wiktionary

  1. strictlyadverb

    In a strict manner.

    He adhered strictly to the diet his doctor prescribed.

  2. strictlyadverb

    In a narrow or limited sense.

    That term refers strictly to smaller birds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strictlyadverb

    in a strict manner; closely; precisely

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strictly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4514

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strictly' in Adverbs Frequency: #293

How to pronounce strictly?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strictly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strictly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of strictly in a Sentence

  1. William Galston:

    There are actions that, while not strictly speaking illegal, are violations of the responsibilities that someone undertakes when he enters into a particular office of trust and confidence, the article of impeachment should be read -this is my bottom line -as accusing the president of violating his oath of office by doing what he did. That’s a constitutional standard, but not necessarily a legal standard.

  2. Charles Williams:

    You are seeing in exercises ... a shift from strictly bilateral engagement to multilateral, which is why you see the Japanese here today.

  3. Ray Tomlinson:

    I see email being used, by and large, exactly the way I envisioned. In particular, it's not strictly a work tool or strictly a personal thing, everybody uses it in different ways, but they use it in a way they find works for them.

  4. Anne Richard:

    They aren't really strictly speaking refugees but they are people who need protection and who may well need protection and who may well need refuge outside their country.

  5. Heather Nauert:

    We have said, and the administration has said, that at least until that review has been completed that we will adhere to the JCPOA, that has not changed. We ’ll ensure that Iran is held strictly accountable to its requirements.

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