Definition of Hard-line

1. Adjective. Firm and uncompromising. "A hard-line policy"

Exact synonyms: Hardline
Similar to: Inflexible, Sturdy, Uncompromising



Definition of Hard-line

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of hardline) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hard-line

hard-bill
hard-bills
hard-bitten
hard-boil
hard-boiled
hard-boiled egg
hard-code
hard-core
hard-favoured
hard-fisted
hard-fought
hard-handed
hard-headed
hard-hearted
hard-hitting
hard-line (current term)
hard-liner
hard-liners
hard-mouthed
hard-nosed
hard-of-hearing
hard-ons
hard-pressed
hard-sell
hard-shell
hard-shell clam
hard-shell crab
hard-skinned puffball
hard-to-please(a)

Literary usage of Hard-line

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1. Threat To U.s. Trade And Finance From Drug Trafficking And International edited by Charles E. Grassley (1999)
"Operation Hard Line In response to the increased level of ... In February 1995, I formally announced the beginning of Operation Hard Line. ..."

2. Human Rights Watch World Report 1999 by Human Rights Watch Staff (1998)
"Hard line." He added that "some human rights defense organizations can object, but I think that here criminals have more protection than the police or the ..."

3. Customs Service: Drug Interdiction Efforts by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... Drug Interdiction Activitie Otay Mesa Commercial Operation Hard Line Enhancements Increased and intensified enforcement activities such as block blitzes ..."

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