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strin juhnt

  • s  demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    stringent safety measures

  • The parliament asked for more stringent laws against the open sale of cigarettes, especially after it became known that unscrupulous people were peddling tobacco in front of schools.
  • Ryoo decided to submit traditional Korean herbal remedies to stringent tests based on Western scientific methods.
  • In Washington, aviation officials debated once again whether more stringent regulations regarding fire-resistant materials inside jetliners should be imposed.
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  • Mark Thompson in This is Nottingham
    Nothing matters more than trust and fair dealing with our audiences,Mr Thompson said. "The vast majority of the 400,000 hours of BBC output each year, on television, radio and online, is accurate, fair and complies with our stringent...
  • Dirk Kempthorne in International Herald Tribune
    Polar bears are already protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which has more stringent protections for polar bears than the Endangered Species Act does,Kempthorne said.
  • John McCain in
    While I applaud the president's action to implement new, more stringent ethical rules, I had hoped he would not find it necessary to waive them so soon,McCain said.

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