stringency

stringency
['strɪndʒənsɪ]
nome
1) (of criticism, law, measure) severità f.
2) (of control, regulation, test) rigore m.
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noun
1) (the quality of being strict.) rigore
2) (scarcity of money for lending etc: in times of stringency; (also adjective) The government are demanding stringency measures.) difficoltà, ristrettezza
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stringency /ˈstrɪndʒənsɪ/
n. [uc]
1 severità; rigore
2 urgenza; impellenza
3 (fin.) penuria; scarsità: stringency of money, penuria di denaro; scarsità di circolante
4 difficoltà; ristrettezza: (fin.) cash stringency, difficoltà di cassa; mancanza di contante
5 (raro) forza di persuasione (di un oratore, ecc.).
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['strɪndʒənsɪ]
nome
1) (of criticism, law, measure) severità f.
2) (of control, regulation, test) rigore m.

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