Meaning of “no-nonsense” in the English Dictionary

"no-nonsense" in American English

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no-nonsenseadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈnoʊˈnɑn·sens/

serious and practical:

Barnes has a quiet, no-nonsense manner of doing business.

(Definition of “no-nonsense” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"no-nonsense" in Business English

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no-nonsenseadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌnəʊˈnɒnsəns/ us

practical and only interested in achieving what is intended without wasting time, listening to any unusual ideas, etc.:

a no-nonsense approach/attitude/style She has a commanding manner and no-nonsense approach to business.
They are seeking a no-nonsense manager to repair the image of the agency.

(Definition of “no-nonsense” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)