zero tolerance (1)
This page is about the collocation zero tolerance (1)
collocation pattern: adjective + noun
legal policy that allows politicians to set mandatory punishments that judges must apply
- Jamahl was caught shoplifting, and because of zero tolerance the judge had to send him to prison for five years.
- Our law professor says zero tolerance has ruined many young lives, but done nothing to prevent serious crime.
Under zero tolerance, the punishment for an offence is decided by
Contributor: Matt Errey