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Adjective: hardline  'haa(r)d,lIn
  1. Firm and uncompromising
    "a hardline policy";
    - hard-line
Noun: hard line
  1. A firm and uncompromising stance or position
    "the governor took a hard line on drugs"

Derived forms: hard lines

See also: down-the-line [informal], inflexible, sturdy, uncompromising

Type of: position, posture, stance

Encyclopedia: Hardline

Hard line