Definition of hard core noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    hard core

    BrE BrE//ˌhɑːd ˈkɔː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːrd ˈkɔːr//
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  1. 1[singular + singular or plural verb] the small central group in an organization, or in a particular group of people, who are the most active or who will not change their beliefs or behaviour It’s really only the hard core that bother(s) to go to meetings. A hard core of drivers ignores the law.
  2. 2[uncountable] (also hardcore
    BrE BrE//ˈhɑːdkɔː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːrdkɔːr//
    small pieces of stone, brick, etc. used as a base for building roads on

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