"Strict" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yán gé strict / stringent / tight / rigorous
 yán lì severe / strict
 yán mì strict / tight (organization, surveillance etc)
 yán jǐn rigorous / strict / careful / cautious / compact / well-knit
 cóng yán strict / rigorous / severely
 sēn yán strict / rigid / tight (security)
 zhěng sù strict / serious / solemn / dignified / to tidy up / to clean up / to purge / to adjust
 yán tight (closely sealed) / stern / strict / rigorous / severe / father
 jǐn tight / strict / close at hand / near / urgent / tense / hard up / short of money / to tighten
 yán jǐn strict / tight
 lì strict / severe
 lǐn cold / to shiver with cold / to tremble with fear / afraid / apprehensive / strict / stern / severe / austere / awe-inspiring / imposing / majestic
 yán jùn tight / strict / severe / stern / difficult
 yán fáng to take strict precautions / on your guard
 shǒu xià liú qíng lit. start off leniently (idiom) / please do not be too strict with me / Do not judge me too harshly. / Look favorably on my humble efforts.
 yán bǎ to be strict / to enforce vigorously (procedures, quality control etc)
 yán míng strict and impartial / firm
 yán xíng strict law / cruel punishment / to carry out cruel law rigorously
 lu:4 shī regular verse / strict poetic form with eight lines of 5, 6 or 7 syllables and even lines rhyming
 lì xíng jié yuē to practice strict economy (idiom)
 yán fù strict or stern father
 zhèng yán lì sè solemn in word and countenance (idiom) / strict and unsmiling / also written 正顏厲色|正颜厉色
 hào lìng rú shān lit. order like a mountain / a military order is inviolable / strict discipline
 bì mén sè dòu to close doors and block openings (idiom) / mounting a strict defense
 yǎn yǐ lu:4 jǐ to be strict with oneself (idiom) / to demand a lot of oneself
 yán yú lu:4 jǐ to be strict with oneself
 yán cí strict and compassionate / strict as a father and tender as a mother
 cóng nán cóng yán demanding and strict (idiom) / exacting
 zhèng yán lì sè solemn in countenance (idiom) / strict and unsmiling
 chún sù shí zhǔ yì veganism, a diet consisting solely of plant products / strict vegetarianism
 yán gé zé rèn strict liability
  strict nature reserve
  Treaty on General and Complete Disarmament Under Strict International Control
  principle of strict sufficiency
 chàng hēi liǎn to play the role of the strict parent (or superior etc)
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