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English definition of “no-nonsense”

no-nonsense

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌnəʊˈnɒn.səns/ us    /ˌnoʊˈnɑːn.sens/
practical and serious, and only interested in doing what is necessary or achieving what is intended, without silly ideas or methods: a no-nonsense manner/leader a no-nonsense approach to child-rearing
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