Definition of hard-liner in English:


Syllabification: hard-lin·er


  • A member of a group, typically a political group, who adheres uncompromisingly to a set of ideas or policies.
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    • Since then, his reforms have largely been stymied by theological and political hardliners.
    • Of course hardliners of different political parties would have different views.
    • Rice is National Security Advisor to President Bush, his closest White House influence and a hardliner on foreign policy.

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