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hard

adjective (USING EFFORT)  
 
uk
/hɑːd/
How to pronounce hard adjective (USING EFFORT) in British English
 
us
/hɑːrd/
How to pronounce hard adjective (USING EFFORT) in American English
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(Pronunciation of hard adjective (USING EFFORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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