hard-liner
noun see hard-line

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hard-liner — ☆ hard liner [härd līnər ] n. a person who takes a hard line position …   English World dictionary

  • hard-liner — hard lin·er …   English syllables

  • hard-liner — {n.} A politician who takes the hard line. See: HARD LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hard-liner — {n.} A politician who takes the hard line. See: HARD LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hard-liner — noun A politician who takes the hard line. See: hard line …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hard-liner — /hahrd luy neuhr/, n. a person who adheres rigidly to a dogma, theory, or plan. Also, hardliner. [1960 65; HARD LINE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hard-liner — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˈlīnər noun : one who advocates or pursues a hard line policy …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-liner — noun A person who takes a firm, uncompromising position on some policy …   Wiktionary

  • hard-liner — strict person, person who does not compromise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hard-line — (adj.) 1958, originally in reference to Soviet communist policies, from HARD (Cf. hard) + LINE (Cf. line) (n.) in the political sense. Related: Hard liner (1963) …   Etymology dictionary

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