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Strictly speaking; in the narrow sense.‘the process was one of substitution rather than change sensu stricto’
- ‘Two broad approaches to this question can be identified in the literature, much of which is outside economic geography sensu stricto.’
- ‘Your reviewer is not a biogeographer by profession and it may have been presumptuous of me to review this book, but my rationale is that the contents transcend Biogeography sensu stricto.’
- ‘It must be noted, however, that the Avalonian affinity of some of these regions is not universally accepted and thus it might be argued that not all of the published results can be directly applied to the Avalon terrane sensu stricto.’
- ‘The alternative view considers that this region is not an integral plate sensu stricto but has instead deformed by differential extrusion and rotation of crustal blocks on a regional scale.’
- ‘Earthquake seismology may be divided into seismicity - the study of earthquake distribution and mechanisms - and seismology sensu stricto - the use of earthquakes to probe the interior structure of the Earth.’
Latin, in the restricted sense.
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