strictly speaking

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strictly speaking (comparative more strictly speaking, superlative most strictly speaking)

  1. Being totally accurate.
    Antonym: roughly speaking
    Near-synonyms: technically, stricto sensu
    This recipe calls for three kinds of fruit: strawberries, cherries, and rhubarb. Well, strictly speaking, rhubarb is a vegetable.

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