hardline

hardline
[[t]hɑ͟ː(r)dla͟ɪn[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
If you describe someone's policy or attitude as hardline, you mean that it is strict or extreme, and they refuse to change it.

The United States has taken a lot of criticism for its hard-line stance...

East Germany's last hardline Communist leader...


English dictionary. 2008.

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