Definition of Hardline

1. Adjective. Firm and uncompromising. "A hard-line policy"

Exact synonyms: Hard-line
Similar to: Inflexible, Sturdy, Uncompromising



Definition of Hardline

1. Noun. (business) a retail product collection consisting primarily of hardware targeting the do-it-yourself customer ¹

2. Noun. (business) a retail product collection which includes many non-information goods, such as home appliances, housewares, sporting goods, in addition to the DIY hardware which is the focus of the first definition, above. ¹

3. Adjective. uncompromising; rigidly holding to a set of beliefs ¹

4. Adjective. (business) belonging to a hardline (business noun sense); e.g. "hardline product" ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hardline

1. unyielding [adj] - See also: unyielding

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hardline

hardies
hardiest
hardihead
hardihood
hardihoods
hardily
hardiment
hardiments
hardiness
hardinesses
hardish
hardiship
hardkill
hardline (current term)
hardliner
hardliners
hardlines
hardly
hardly a(a)
hardman
hardmen
hardmouthed
hardness
hardness scale
hardnesses
hardnose
hardnosed
hardnoses

Literary usage of Hardline

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1. Threat To U.s. Trade And Finance From Drug Trafficking And International edited by Charles E. Grassley (1999)
"Operation hardline is in response to this phenomenon, and Customs plans to extend the reach of Operation hardline across the entire southern US, ..."

2. Drug Control: Ins and Customs Can Do More to Prevent Drug-Related Employee by Weldon McPhail (1999)
"The Operation hardline "Train-the-Trainer" Integrity Program was also presented in San Francisco and ... 1997 Operation hardline implementation completed. ..."

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