strictly

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strictly (comparative strictlier or more strictly, superlative strictliest or most strictly)

  1. In a strict manner.
    He adhered strictly to the diet his doctor prescribed.
  2. In a limited manner; only
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 6
      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.

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