hard right

hard right
noun (singular) the part of a political party that believes strongly in right wing political ideas

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • hard right — noun the extreme right wing • Hypernyms: ↑right, ↑right wing * * * hard left or hard right noun The extremes of political thought, allegiance, etc, favouring the left (socialist) or right (conservative) views • • • Main Entry: ↑hard hard right …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard right — also hard right N SING: the N, oft N n You use hard right to describe those members of a right wing political group or party who have the most extreme political beliefs. [mainly BRIT] ...the appearance of hard right political groupings. (in AM,… …   English dictionary

  • hard-right — see hard right …   English dictionary

  • hard left — or hard right noun The extremes of political thought, allegiance, etc, favouring the left (socialist) or right (conservative) views • • • Main Entry: ↑hard * * * hard right/left/ phrase a turn directly to the right or left …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard — [härd] adj. [ME < OE heard, akin to Ger hart < IE base * kar , hard > Gr karyon, nut, kratos, strength] 1. not easily dented, pierced, cut, or crushed; resistant to pressure; firm and unyielding to the touch; rigid; solid and compact 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • hard — hard1 W1S1 [ha:d US ha:rd] adj comparative harder superlative hardest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(firm to touch)¦ 2¦(difficult)¦ 3¦(work/effort)¦ 4¦(full of problems)¦ 5 be hard on somebody 6 be hard on something 7 do something the hard way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard — hard1 [ hard ] adjective *** ▸ 1 firm & not easy to break ▸ 2 difficult to do ▸ 3 full of problems ▸ 4 strong & not frightened ▸ 5 unkind/cruel ▸ 6 with much physical force ▸ 7 about water ▸ 8 winter/frost: severe ▸ 9 facts, etc.: can be proved ▸ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hard */*/*/ — I UK [hɑː(r)d] / US [hɑrd] adjective Word forms hard : adjective hard comparative harder superlative hardest 1) stiff, firm, and not easy to bend or break hard wooden benches The plastic was chosen because it is very hard and durable. 2) a)… …   English dictionary

  • hard — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (of a substance, material, etc.) firm and solid; unyielding to pressure; not easily cut. 2 a difficult to understand or explain (a hard problem). b difficult to accomplish (a hard decision). c (foll. by to + infin.) not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • right — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English riht; akin to Old High German reht right, Latin rectus straight, right, regere to lead straight, direct, rule, rogare to ask, Greek oregein to stretch out Date: before 12th century 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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