Strict semantics

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Is the opposite of ... yeah guess what? ... the opposite of non-strict semantics. It means, that an undefined argument of a function leads to an undefined function value.

forall f.  f undefined = undefined

It may be implemented by eager evaluation.

Strict semantics is used e.g. in OCaml and LISP.