riguroso

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riguroso(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (rigid)
a. strict
Si quieres perder diez kilos tendrás que seguir una dieta rigurosa.If you want to lose ten kilos you'll have to go on a strict diet.
2. (without mercy)
a. harsh
El juez del caso es famoso por ser muy riguroso.The judge on this case has a reputation for being very harsh.
b. severe
Los sinvergüenzas que estafan a las personas mayores merecen un castigo riguroso.The crooks who con elderly people deserve severe punishment.
3. (weather)
a. harsh
Son pocas las plantas que soportan el clima riguroso del norte de Siberia.Not many plants can withstand the harsh climate of northern Siberia.
b. hard (winter)
Muchas personas por poco murieron de hambre durante el largo y riguroso invierno de 1880.Many people nearly starved to death during the long, hard winter of 1880.
4. (meticulous)
a. rigorous
El enfoque científico te proporciona métodos más rigurosos de análisis.The scientific approach provides you with more rigorous methods of analysis.
b. thorough
Antes de entrar en el museo, los guardias hicieron un riguroso control de nuestras pertenencias.Before we went into the museum, the guards performed a thorough check of our belongings.
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riguroso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (severo)
a. strict
2. (exacto)
a. rigorous, disciplined
3. (inclemente)
a. harsh
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riguroso
adjective
1 [+control, dieta, disciplina] strict; [+actitud, castigo] severe; harsh; [+medida] tough
es muy riguroso con sus empleados he's very strict with his employees; iban de luto riguroso they were wearing deep mourning; exigen un cumplimiento riguroso de los acuerdos they're demanding strict compliance with the agreement; en riguroso orden alfabético in strict alphabetical order
el producto es sometido a rigurosas pruebas de calidad
2 [+invierno, clima] harsh
3 (concienzudo) [+método, estudio] rigorous
es fruto de una investigación rigurosa it's a product of rigorous research; un trabajo poco riguroso a sloppy piece of work
4 cruel
los hados rigurosos cruel fate
singular
; (s)
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