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English definition of “drastic”

drastic

adjective
 
 
/ˈdræstɪk/
severe and sudden, or having very noticeable effects: He is not under pressure from his own electorate to do anything drastic. a drastic decline/drop/reduction in sthtake drastic action/measures/steps The company is taking drastic action to reduce its debt by $14.3 billion. drastic changes/cuts in sth
drastically adverb
(Definition of drastic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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