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hard-nosed

adjective uk   /ˌhɑːdˈnəʊzd/  us   /ˌhɑːrdˈnoʊzd/
practical and determined: His hard-nosed business approach is combined with a very real concern for the less fortunate in society.
Translations of “hard-nosed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 執著的,頑強的…
in Russian целеустремленный, практичный…
in Turkish azimli, kararlı, duygularından etkilenmeyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 执着的,顽强的…
in Polish trzeźwy, rzeczowy…
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