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Definition of "hardline" []

  • A retail product collection consisting primarily of hardware targeting the do-it-yourself customer (noun)
  • Uncompromising; rigidly holding to a set of beliefs (adjective)
  • Belonging to a hardline (business noun sense); e.g. "hardline product" (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hardline" in a sentence
  • "PLEITGEN: Ethiopia says it intends to continue tracking down what it calls hardline jihadists in southern Somalia."
  • "The current EU approach can hardly be described as "hardline" - member states are actually required to implement a Data Retention Directive under which ISPs must hang on to user information so that police can investigate crimes."
  • "Police used teargas and secured the release of six embassy employees taken by what the semi-official Fars news agency called hardline students."