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no-nonsense

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˌnəʊˈnɒnsəns/
not having or allowing others to have any silly ideas or behaviour: a no-nonsense approach to child rearingBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly
Translations of “no-nonsense”
in Chinese (Traditional) 務實嚴肅的…
in Russian деловой, строгий…
in Turkish mantıklı, kararlı, pratik ve etkin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 务实严肃的…
in Polish konkretny, rzeczowy, racjonalny…
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