stringent

stringent

/ˈstrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)nt/
adjective
(of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.

Origin
Mid 17th century (in the sense ‘compelling, convincing’): from Latin stringent- ‘drawing tight’, from the verb stringere.

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The customs agency imposed new, more stringent rules.

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