strictly speaking

  • 1 Strictly Speaking — by journalist and TV anchorman Edwin Newman, sub titled Will America be the death of English ? , was published in 1974. In the book Newman skillfully skinned contemporary written and spoken English , pointing out how the language of Shakespeare …

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  • 2 strictly speaking — adverb in actual fact (Freq. 2) properly speaking, they are not husband and wife • Syn: ↑properly speaking, ↑to be precise * * * ˈstrictly speaking idiom if you are using words or rules in their exact or correct sense • …

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  • 3 strictly speaking — 1) used for showing that you are trying to be accurate Tomatoes are not, strictly speaking, vegetables. 2) according to the rules Strictly speaking, I shouldn t be here …

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  • 4 strictly speaking — if I want to be completely accurate in what I am saying. They re still married, strictly speaking, but they ve been living apart for years …

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  • 5 strictly speaking — in a serious manner of understanding …

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  • 6 strictly — strict|ly [ strıktli ] adverb ** 1. ) in a strict way: The children were brought up very strictly. strictly enforced laws 2. ) used for emphasizing that something is exactly or only a particular type of thing: It s a strictly neutral organization …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 strictly — strict|ly [ˈstrıktli] adv 1.) in a way that must be obeyed ▪ Alcohol is strictly forbidden on school premises. ▪ The ban on hunting is not strictly enforced . 2.) exactly and completely ▪ That isn t strictly true. 3.) strictly speaking used to… …

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  • 8 strictly — adverb 1 exactly and completely: That isn t strictly true. 2 strictly speaking used when you are using words or explaining rules in an exact and correct way: Strictly speaking, spiders are not insects, although most people think they are. 3 only… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 strictly — [ˈstrɪk(t)li] adv 1) in a strict way strictly enforced laws[/ex] 2) completely It s a strictly neutral organization.[/ex] That s not strictly true.[/ex] • strictly speaking used for showing that you are trying to be accurate, or trying to follow… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 10 strictly */*/ — UK [ˈstrɪk(t)lɪ] / US adverb 1) in a strict way The children were brought up very strictly. strictly enforced laws 2) used for emphasizing that something is exactly or only a particular type of thing It s a strictly neutral organization. That s… …

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  • 11 strictly — /strikt lee/, adv. 1. in a strict manner; rigorously; stringently: strictly enforced. 2. precisely or candidly; factually: strictly speaking. [1480 90; STRICT + LY] * * * …

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  • 12 strictly — adv. 1 in a strict manner. 2 (also strictly speaking) applying words in their strict sense (he is, strictly, an absconder). 3 esp. US colloq. definitely …

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  • 13 Strictly Physical (album) — Infobox Album Name = Strictly Physical Type = studio Artist = Monrose Released = September 21, 2007 flagicon|Poland October 8, 2007 Recorded = 2007 Genre = Pop, dance pop, R B Length = 47:24 Label = Starwatch/Warner Music Producer = Peter Biker,… …

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  • 14 Speaking — Speak Speak, v. i. [imp. {Spoke}({Spake}Archaic); p. p. {Spoken}({Spoke}, Obs. or Colloq.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Speaking}.] [OE. speken, AS. specan, sprecan; akin to OF.ries. spreka, D. spreken, OS. spreken, G. sprechen, OHG. sprehhan, and perhaps… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 properly speaking — adverb in actual fact (Freq. 1) properly speaking, they are not husband and wife • Syn: ↑strictly speaking, ↑to be precise * * * properly speaking phrase really, or correctly It’s not a novel, properly speaking, but a fictionalized biography …

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  • 16 English-speaking Quebecer — Ethnic group group=English speaking Quebecer|100px] caption = James McGill · Sir John Abbott · Dr. Wilder Penfield · Doug Harvey · Oscar Peterson ·Brian Mulroney · The Arcade Fire poptime= Mother tongue: 575,555 (7.7%) [… …

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  • 17 epidemic, endemic, pandemic —    Strictly speaking, only people can suffer an epidemic (the word means in or among peopie ). An outbreak of disease among animals is epizootic. It is also worth noting that epidemic refers only to outbreaks. When a disease or other problem is… …

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  • 18 Public holidays of the United States — Strictly speaking, the United States does not have national holidays (i.e. days where all employees in the U.S. receive a day free from work and all business is halted). The U.S. Federal government can only recognize national holidays that… …

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  • 19 Burgundy, Duchy of —    Strictly speaking, the duchy of Burgundy was a large fief held in feudal tenure from the king of France and located in east central France. But in the 14th and 15th centuries, the term also designated a much larger political unit, including… …

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  • 20 Red bean paste — Strictly speaking, the term an can refer to almost any edible mashed paste, although without qualifiers red beans are assumed. Common alternatives include shiroan ( ja. 白餡), made from white kidney beans, and kurian ( ja. 栗餡), made from… …

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