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"drastic" in British English

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drasticadjective

uk   /ˈdræs.tɪk/  us   /ˈdræs.tɪk/
(Definition of drastic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drastic" in American English

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drasticadjective

 us   /ˈdræs·tɪk/
(of a change) severe and sudden; extreme: In the desert there’s a drastic change in temperature from day to night.
drastically
adverb  us   /ˈdræs·tɪk·li/
Our lives changed drastically when dad died and we had to move.
(Definition of drastic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"drastic" in Business English

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drasticadjective

uk   us   /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
The manufacturer will also report drastically reduced turnover of £3.5m in the year to this month.
(Definition of drastic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“drastic” in British English

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