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English definition of “no-nonsense”

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 rearing Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly
(Definition of no-nonsense adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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