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get-tough

Syllabification: get-tough

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of get-tough in English:

adjective

informal Designating an approach or attitude characterized by assertiveness, firmness, or aggressiveness: the administration is implementing get-tough changes in the juvenile system a new get-tough policy on parking offences

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