Guidelines for when oxidation is mild and when it is strong in organic chemistry? [closed]

What are the rules, in organic chemistry, that determine whether an oxidation is mild or strong?

I know that potassium dichromate is a strong oxidizing agent and it can remove two hydrogen atoms from a primary alcohol to form an aldehyde.

So is strong oxidation (in organic chemistry) when more than one hydrogen atom is removed i.e. when oxidation is greater than the removal of just one electron?

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• No, these are totally unrelated things. – Ivan Neretin May 31 '17 at 8:13
• The ease of an organic redox reaction to occur correlates with the difference of electrode potentials between the half reaction of oxidation, and the one of reduction. Hence, for example, $\ce{KMnO4}$ a more powerful oxidising agent under acidic, than under neutral or basic conditions (related: chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/73350/…). – Buttonwood May 31 '17 at 21:20