• IPA: /ˈstɹɪktli/

strictly (comparative strictlier, superlative strictliest)

  1. In a strict manner.
    He adhered strictly to the diet his doctor prescribed.
  2. In a limited manner; only
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 6, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      This work was strictly voluntary, but any animal who absented himself from it would have his rations reduced by half.
  3. In a narrow or limited sense.
    That term refers strictly to smaller birds.
  4. (maths) In a manner that applies to every member of a set or every interval of a function
  • Portuguese: estritamente
  • Russian: стро́го
  • Spanish: estrictamente, terminantemente
  • Portuguese: estritamente

Proper noun
  1. Strictly Come Dancing, a television show

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