Definition of zero tolerance in English:
Non-acceptance of antisocial behaviour, typically by strict and uncompromising application of the law.
- The latest edict from Murrayfield on zero tolerance for violent behaviour was also tested when a fight broke out.
- The latest twist in the tale is an apparent conflict between drug abuse zero tolerance and medical applications of the drug.
- She has declared a national program of zero tolerance of violence against women.
Definition of zero tolerance in:
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