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Meaning of “hard line” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of hard line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hard-lineadjective

unwilling to ​change an ​opinion or ​position: a hard-line ​opponent of ​reform
hard line
noun [U]
The ​president has taken a hard ​line on the ​budget.
hard-liner
noun [C]
The Senator is a hard-liner on ​law and ​order.
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