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"hardy" in British English

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hardyadjective

uk   /ˈhɑː.di/  us   /ˈhɑːr-/
hardiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of hardy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hardy" in American English

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hardyadjective

 us   /ˈhɑr·di/
able to ​beardifficult or ​extremeconditions; ​strong and ​healthy: a hardy ​group of ​campers A hardy ​plant can ​live through the ​winter without ​protection from the ​weather.
hardiness
noun [U]  us   /ˈhɑr·di·nəs/
(Definition of hardy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hardy" in Business English

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hardyadjective

uk   us   /ˈhɑːdi/
strong enough to ​deal with difficult ​situations: a hardy ​economy
(Definition of hardy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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