strictly

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstrɪktli/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(striktlē)


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strictly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. is strictly for [internal, educational, medicinal, personal] use
  2. strictly for educational [reasons, purposes]
  3. the [numbers, places, jobs] are strictly limited
  4. [its, their] use is strictly [controlled, prohibited, banned, forbidden]
  5. [children, non-members] are strictly prohibited
  6. it is strictly forbidden to [climb, cross, disclose]
  7. [need to, should] be more strictly [controlled]
  8. [stick, adhere] strictly to the [instructions, rules]
  9. only [say, do, send] what is strictly necessary
  10. was (not) strictly necessary
  11. I strictly told you (not) to
  12. my visit is strictly [business, leisure, pleasure]
  13. this [number, parking lot] is strictly for the use of
  14. is strictly for the birds
  15. strictly speaking, it's [true, a fruit]
  16. no, not strictly speaking
  17. [raised, brought up, educated] strictly
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