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hard-liner

or hard·lin·er

[ hahrd-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈlaɪ nər /
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noun
a person who adheres rigidly to a dogma, theory, or plan.
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Origin of hard-liner

First recorded in 1960–65; hard-line + -er1
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