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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory.

Usage examples (33)
  • We should be hard-nosed with our trading partners.
  • MOOS: While the hard-nosed Iraqi prime minister ...
  • But he was hard-nosed, tough and a superb semanticist.
  • It's one of those things where I'm a hard-nosed player. for more
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