{ bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, "sign-in": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signin?rid=READER_ID", Use of the word ‘hard’ Close. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_tc", "resp"); var pbMobileLrSlots = [ }, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [320, 50] }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, The film was written and directed by Scott Roberts, and stars Guy Pearce and Rachel Griffiths. { { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}]}, "noPingback": true, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_ei", "hard"); iasLog("criterion : cdo_ptl = entry-lcp"); {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_topslot_mobile_flex' }}, Learn more. pbjs.que.push(function() { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [300, 250] }}, 1.1. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654189' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448834' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971072', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_c", ["science_geographic_locales", "people_society_religion", "sports_sporting_goods", "arts_entertainment_media", "shopping_consumer_resources", "leisure_food_travel", "jobs_education_resumes", "law_government_military"]); googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_pt", "entry"); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}]}, b of cheese : not capable of being spread : very firm. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446383' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448838' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot2_flex' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot_mobile_flex' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot4' }}]}]; { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971069', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195455', size: [320, 100] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971067', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654192' }}, John Bullokar’s English Expositor (1616) quickly followed suit, thus establishing a tradition of hard word dictionaries. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, Get one wrong? Oxford Collocations Dictionary full of difficulty and problems, especially because of a lack of money synonym tough Times were hard at the end of the war. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_t", "working"); Pronunciation can also be a problem. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971067', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_leftslot_160x600' }}, type: "cookie", Definition of HARD in the Definitions.net dictionary. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot4_mobile_flex' }}, If you know a language purist, watch out. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot3' }}]}, 2. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_4', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971081', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446383' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot_flex' }}, 'min': 3.05, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, 2. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, The word in the example sentence does not match the entry word. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195459', size: [300, 250] }}, It's very difficult to find a job in this city. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446382' }}, // FIXME: (temporary) - send ad requests only if PlusPopup is not shown { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [336, 280] }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446384' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot3' }}]}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot3' }}]}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_c = " + ["science_geographic_locales", "people_society_religion", "sports_sporting_goods", "arts_entertainment_media", "shopping_consumer_resources", "leisure_food_travel", "jobs_education_resumes", "law_government_military"]); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448836' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448835' }}, 1 a : of, relating to, or being part of a hard core hard-core poverty the hard-core unemployed. "authorization": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/info?rid=READER_ID&url=CANONICAL_URL&ref=DOCUMENT_REFERRER&type=ENTRY_TRANSLATE&v1=english&v2=hard&v3=&v4=english&_=RANDOM", googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_pc", "dictionary"); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, It's quite tricky getting the puzzle pieces to fit together. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, var pbjs = pbjs || {}; { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, 1.3. { { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, iasLog("exclusion label : lcp"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195455', size: [300, 50] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, Sometimes there are words that you've seen, read, and maybe even used in conversation whose meaning you can never keep straight. hard / hardly hard / hardly. iasLog("criterion : cdo_pc = dictionary"); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776140', position: 'atf' }}, Puzzled by the hardest words in the test? {code: 'ad_contentslot_3', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, googletag.cmd = googletag.cmd || []; hard on phrase. userSync: { 'increment': 0.05, {code: 'ad_rightslot2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot2', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot2' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, 5 5. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195459', size: [300, 50] }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, if(!isPlusPopupShown()) 1. name: "pubCommonId", ga('set', 'dimension3', "default"); {code: 'ad_contentslot_3', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, var mapping_btmslot_a = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], [[300, 250], 'fluid']).addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50], 'fluid']).build(); dfpSlots['btmslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/23202586/cdo_btmslot', [[300, 250], 'fluid'], 'ad_btmslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_btmslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'btm').setTargeting('hp', 'center').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [160, 600] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971073', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195455', size: [320, 100] }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195456', size: [336, 280] }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("sfr", "cdo_dict_english"); What does hard on expression mean? { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot4' }}]}]; { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654153' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654198' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '541042770', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [300, 50] }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [320, 50] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776142', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446385' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, dfpSlots['rightslot'] = googletag.defineSlot('/23202586/cdo_rightslot', [[300, 250]], 'ad_rightslot').defineSizeMapping(mapping_rightslot).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'mid').setTargeting('hp', 'right').addService(googletag.pubads()); Practice Answer a few questions on each word. dfpSlots['leftslot'] = googletag.defineSlot('/23202586/cdo_leftslot', [[120, 600], [160, 600]], 'ad_leftslot').defineSizeMapping(mapping_leftslot).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'top').setTargeting('hp', 'left').addService(googletag.pubads()); } { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195458', size: [300, 250] }}, timeout: 8000, Primarily heard in Australia, Canada, New Zealand. },{ { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 250] }}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_1', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot3' }}]}, ga('create', 'UA-31379-3',{cookieDomain:'dictionary.cambridge.org',siteSpeedSampleRate: 10}); { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654152' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, The meaning of macaronic comes from the association of this peasant food with the vernacular language of peasants. type: "html5", { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, DANGER!!! { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [300, 250] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, I’ve heard of expressions like ‘study hard’, ‘work hard’, work out hard’, try hard’, etc meaning a lot of mental or physical energy was put into … Press J to jump to the feed. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, window.__tcfapi('addEventListener', 2, function(tcData, success) { { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot_flex' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot2_flex' }}, var pbAdUnits = getPrebidSlots(curResolution); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776340', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot4' }}]}]; { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [320, 50] }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19042093' }}, One thing is that it is harder to compartmentalize and be useful. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776338', position: 'btf' }}, Here are the rarest words we included, in order of increasing difficulty. iasLog("setting page_url: - https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/hard"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195459', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [300, 50] }}, Click on the arrows to change the translation direction. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, 'cap': true These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. var pbDesktopSlots = [ {code: 'ad_contentslot_4', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_4', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448841' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11653860' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195457', size: [300, 250] }}, googletag.pubads().setCategoryExclusion('lcp').setCategoryExclusion('resp').setCategoryExclusion('wprod'); } { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195456', size: [336, 280] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971065', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195452', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot1' }}]}, 'cap': true What does HARD mean? var pbMobileHrSlots = [ expires: 60 { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448841' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = entry"); 'max': 8, dfpSlots['contentslot_1'] = googletag.defineSlot('/23202586/cdo_mpuslot', [[300, 250], [336, 280], 'fluid'], 'ad_contentslot_1').defineSizeMapping(mapping_contentslot).setTargeting('si', '1').setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'mid').setTargeting('hp', 'center').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195456', size: [300, 250] }}, 1) well said 2)said in a agreement 3) can be used as a greeting, hey whats up { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, When it is an adverb, it means ‘needing or using a lot of physical or mental effort’. (2) : strongly alcoholic. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, "sign-up": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signup?rid=READER_ID", { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_tc = resp"); },{ { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, addPrebidAdUnits(pbAdUnits); แข็ง, ที่ต้องใช้ความพยายามมาก, ไม่มีความเมตตา…. John got drunk and started putting the hard word on me, so I decided to leave the party. She has thought very hard about her future plans. {code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600], [300, 600]] } }, expires: 365 { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, } Meaning of hard. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, Enrich your vocabulary with the English Definition dictionary { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971073', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, Antonyms for hard include soft, fine, flexible, cushioned, delicate, ductile, gentle, malleable, pliable and pliant. 'increment': 1, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448839' }}, Log In Sign Up. 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