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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strictly, purely(adverb)

    restricted to something

    "we talked strictly business"

  2. strictly, stringently(adverb)

    in a stringent manner

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

  3. rigorously, strictly(adverb)

    in a rigorous manner

    "he had been trained rigorously by the monks"

Wiktionary

  1. strictly(Adverb)

    In a strict manner.

    He adhered strictly to the diet his doctor prescribed.

  2. strictly(Adverb)

    In a narrow or limited sense.

    That term refers strictly to smaller birds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strictly(adverb)

    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?

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    Karen
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How to say strictly in sign language?

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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. Mira Rapp-Hooper:

    Strictly speaking, these photos show that China is right.

  2. Michael Zeldin:

    Whitaker's view of nullification is strictly political. That is, he would like it, politically, if States could disobey (nullify) federal law. As a legal matter, however, nullification finds no support in Constitutional law, indeed, Whitaker himself acknowledges this ... As acting Attorney General, I presume he will uphold federal legal principals.

  3. Matthew Myers:

    It is imperative that Facebook and Instagram not only swiftly enact these policy changes, but also see that they are strictly enforced, tobacco companies have spent decades targeting kids – social media companies must not be complicit in this strategy.

  4. Franklin Pierce:

    If the Federal Government will confine itself to the exercise of powers clearly granted by the Constitution , it can hardly happen that its action upon any question should endanger the institutions of the States or interfere with their right to manage matters strictly domestic according to the will of their own people.

  5. John Berger:

    The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.

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