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- n. a retail product collection consisting primarily of hardware targeting the do-it-yourself customer
- adj. uncompromising; rigidly holding to a set of beliefs
- adj. belonging to a hardline (business noun sense); e.g. "hardline product"
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- adj. firm and uncompromising
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.
Wachovia suspended coverage of 90 stocks in total, including those of apparel retailers, broadline retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot Inc., and retailers that sell so-called hardline goods like home furnishings and auto parts.
He denied that they had founded a new break-away party and said it would emerge on Thursday whether re-conciliation was possible between the "new rightwing" and so-called hardline factions in the party.
It must have become clear to them fairly early in SREB that unless you were taking this organization in the direction they wanted to go, that is, a hardline segregationist direction, that you were going to cause trouble for them.
"The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan believes that the martyrdom of Sheikh Osama ... will blow a new spirit into the jihad against the occupiers," they said, employing the title the hardline Islamists use to describe themselves.
The event was addressed briefly by the cultural attache at the Iranian embassy in London, Ali Mohammad Helmi, who is described as a hardline supporter of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Al-Maliki, known as a hardline Shiite during his first couple of years in power, has more recently transformed himself into a law-and-order nationalist who has occasionally reached out to Sunnis, who make up about 15-20 per cent of Iraqi's population.
The prime minister, known as a hardline Shiite during his first couple of years in power, has more recently transformed himself into a law-and-order nationalist who has occasionally reached out to Sunnis, who make up about 15 to 20 percent of Iraqi's population.
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