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no-non•sense



Pronunciation: (nō'non'sens, -suns), [key]
adj.
1. not tolerating anything frivolous or trifling; firm and businesslike: a no-nonsense approach to money matters; a no-nonsense teacher with well-behaved classes.
2. economical or utilitarian; practical: a no-nonsense car that gets excellent gas mileage.
3. plain and simple; not fancy, complicated, or elegant: no-nonsense recipes for easy preparation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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