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English definition of “no-nonsense”

no-nonsense

adjective [before noun]     /ˌnəʊˈnɒnsəns/
practical and only interested in achieving what is intended without wasting time , listening to any unusual ideas , etc.: a no-nonsense approach/attitude/style She has a commanding manner and no-nonsense approach to business . They are seeking a no-nonsense manager to repair the image of the agency .
(Definition of no-nonsense adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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