zero tolerance

noun

Definition of zero tolerance

: a policy of giving the most severe punishment possible to every person who commits a crime or breaks a rule The police announced that there will be zero tolerance for looters. The camp has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy.

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“Zero tolerance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zero%20tolerance. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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