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Meaning of “short sharp shock” in the English Dictionary

"short sharp shock" in British English

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short sharp shock

UK (​describing or ​relating to) ​punishment that is ​quick and ​effective: He's in ​favour of the short ​sharpshock treatment for ​youngoffenders.
(Definition of short sharp shock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “short sharp shock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速而有效的惩罚, (惩罚)快速而有效的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速而有效的懲罰, (懲罰)快速而有效的…
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