An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in a demanding way)
a. estrictamente
The fisheries are strictly regulated in order to keep them from being depleted.Las pesquerías están estrictamente reguladas de modo que no acaben diezmadas las poblaciones.
b. severamente
The police are strictly enforcing the new law.La policía está imponiendo la nueva ley severamente.
c. rigurosamente
Littering is strictly prohibited in the park.Está rigurosamente prohibido arrojar basura dentro del parque.
2. (only)
a. exclusivamente
This letter is strictly intended for its addressee.Esta carta está dirigida exclusivamente a su destinatario.
3. (completely)
a. del todo
That information is not strictly accurate.Esa información no es del todo precisa.
b. rigurosamente
Even if the movie doesn't adhere strictly to the facts, it makes for a good story.Aunque la película no se atenga rigurosamente a los hechos, constituye una buena historia.
c. estricto (adjective)
A tomato isn't a vegetable, strictly speaking.En sentido estricto, el tomate no es una verdura.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (severely)
a. estrictamente
2. (exactly)
a. rigurosamente
strictly speakingen un sentido estricto
not strictly trueno del todo or rigurosamente cierto
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strictly [ˈstrɪktlɪ]
1 (sternly, severely) severamente
she was strictly brought up recibió una educación muy estricta or rigurosa
Tony was brought up strictly but fairly. the headmaster deals with the children very strictly
2 (stringently) [+control, adhere to] estrictamente; rigurosamente; [+limit] rigurosamente
we would like to see the sale of alcohol more strictly controlled a curfew is being strictly enforced in the capital
3 (absolutely) [+forbidden] terminantemente; [+necessary] absolutamente; [+confidential] estrictamente
it is not strictly accurate to say that ... no es del todo preciso decir que ...
to be strictly accurate ...
strictly private (on fence, gate) prohibido el paso; propiedad privada; (on letter) estrictamente confidencial
strictly speaking en (el) sentido estricto (de la palabra); that's not strictly true eso no es del todo cierto; eso no es rigurosamente cierto
it is strictly [forbidden] to do that to remain strictly [neutral] strictly between ourselves ... unless strictly necessary
4 (exclusively) exclusivamente
this is strictly business esto es exclusivamente una cuestión de trabajo
fox-hunting is strictly for the rich
the car park is strictly for the use of residents el aparcamiento es para uso exclusivo de los residentes
that's strictly for the birds! > supplies intended strictly for medical purposes this is a strictly doctor-patient relationship
everything he said was strictly to the point todo lo que decía iba directamente al grano
their relationship was strictly [business]
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