hardline hardline  /ˈhɑrd ˌlaɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) firm and uncompromising

Usage(s):

  1. A hardline law-and-order advocate, Madigan believes that his own recommendations for disciplining ten of his menranging from demotions to 15-day suspensions without paywere .
  2. Ousted as Iran's chief negotiator last year by incoming hardline President Ahmadinejad, he has continued to speak out on nuclear issues, often arguing for a less confrontational .

News

  1. Hardline Egypt cleric sentenced for burning Bible

    Egypt's official news agency says a hardline Muslim cleric has received an 11-year suspended sentence for tearing up and burning a Bible.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Hardline Egyptian preacher given 11-year suspended sentence for blasphemy, burning Bible

    CAIRO — Egypt's official news agency says a hardline Muslim cleric has received an 11-year suspended sentence for tearing up and burning a Bible. The Middle East News Agency says Cairo's Nasr City court sentenced Ahmed Abdullah, known as Abu Islam, on Sunday for blasphemy.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Hardline Egypt cleric sentenced for burning Bible - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's official news agency says a hardline Muslim cleric has received an 11-year suspended sentence for tearing up and burning a Bible.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. "I fully support hardline measures in response to any act of violence towards any student anywhere - Indian or otherwise," Rudd said. "And furthermore we also need to render as completely unacceptable people taking the law into their own...
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Mangalorean.com

  2. "If you look at the nature of the people in charge, this is the Old Guard, it's the hardline and there is no reason for us to feel a sense from optimism for the Cuban people," US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez told Reuters.
    on Aug 4, 2006 By: Carlos Gutierrez Source: Ninemsn

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