hardball Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hardball" in British English

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hardballnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhɑːd.bɔːl/  us   /ˈhɑːrd.bɑːl/
the ​game of baseball when it is ​played with a hard ​ball
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(Definition of hardball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hardball" in Business English

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hardballnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhɑːdbɔːl/
a ​method that is forceful, ​determined, and often unpleasant: hardball ​approach/​tactics Now the ​agencywants the ​money back - and is prepared to play hardball to get it, ​holding out the threat of ​criminalprosecution.
(Definition of hardball from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hardball”
in Chinese (Simplified) 棒球…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棒球…
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