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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
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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