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no-nonsense
American English: /ˈˌnoʊ ˈnɑnˌsɛns/
British English: /nəʊˈnɒns(ə)ns/

Translation of no-nonsense in Spanish:

adjective

  • (before noun)
    (approach/attitude)
    sensato
    serio
    (management)
    firme y eficiente
    a five-year no-nonsense guarantee
    una sólida garantía por cinco años
    Example sentences
    • What this team needs is a veteran coach with a no-nonsense approach who is ready to win now.
    • The Laune Rangers man is a no-nonsense type of player and does the simple things well.
    • Shennan has brought a no-nonsense approach, and the players seem to have taken to it.

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