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zero tolerance

noun
1.
a policy of very strict, uncompromising enforcement of rules or laws.
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zero tolerance

noun
1.
  1. the policy of applying laws or penalties to even minor infringements of a code in order to reinforce its overall importance
  2. (as modifier) a zero-tolerance policy on drugs
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zero-tolerance

adjective

Allowing no exceptions to a rule or law: His parents have zero-tolerance policy on drugs

noun

Extreme intolerance of antisocial behavior; a policy of no exceptions to a rule or law: The schools urge zero tolerance of smoking among minors


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