how to pronounce strict


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the above transcription of strict is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

strict frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word strict occurs in english on average 15.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

strict is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of strict in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… my parents are supremely strict so I you …”

meanings of strict


  1. Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously particular.
  2. Irreflexive; if the described object is defined to be reflexive, that condition is overridden and replaced with irreflexive.
  3. Severe in discipline.
  4. Tense; not relaxed.
  5. Governed or governing by exact rules; observing exact rules; severe; rigorous. very strict in observing the Sabbath.
  6. Strained; drawn close; tight.
  7. Upright, or straight and narrow; — said of the shape of the plants or their flower clusters.
  8. Rigidly interpreted; exactly limited; confined; restricted.

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