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"diehard" in British English

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diehardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdaɪ.hɑːd/  us   /-hɑːrd/ disapproving
someone who is ​unwilling to ​change or give up ​theirideas or ​ways of ​behaving, ​even when there are good ​reasons to do so: a diehard ​conservative/​fan
(Definition of diehard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diehard" in American English

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diehardadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈdɑɪˌhɑrd/
unwilling to ​change or give up ​yourideas or ​ways of ​behaving, ​even when there are good ​reasons to do so: a diehard ​conservative
(Definition of diehard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diehard”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不易改掉,不容易戒掉…
in Turkish ölümüne, ölesiye savunma…
in Russian преданный, несгибаемый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不易改掉,不容易戒掉…
in Polish zatwardziały, zagorzały…
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