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Often used to describe someone in charge, like a parent or teacher, who enforces rules SlideHe grew up with a strict father who had firm rules.
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Used where rules must be followed without exception, showing no leniency SlideThe military training was strict and allowed no room for error.
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Conveys a sense of harshness or lack of flexibility in rules or discipline SlideThe school's strict dress code prohibited casual wear.