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English definition of “hard”

hard

adverb (WEATHER)    /hɑːd/ US  /hɑːrd/
B1 If it rains or snows hard, it rains or snows a lot: It had been raining hard most of the afternoon .Describing bad weather Grammar:HardHard is both an adjective and an adverb. When it is an adverb, it means ‘needing or using a lot of physical or mental effort’. It goes after the main verb:
(Definition of hard adverb (WEATHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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