a hard-and-fast rule

"金山词霸2003法学大词典":
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English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • hard and fast rule — rules that cannot be altered to fit special cases There is no hard and fast rule that says you can t use a cellular phone in the train …   Idioms and examples

  • hard and fast rule — steadfast rule, iron clad law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hard-and-fast — adjective (of rules) stringently enforced hard and fast rules • Syn: ↑strict • Similar to: ↑invariable • Derivationally related forms: ↑strictness (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-and-fast — {adj.} Not to be broken or changed; fixed; strict. * /The teacher said that there was a hard and fast rule against smoking in the school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hard-and-fast — {adj.} Not to be broken or changed; fixed; strict. * /The teacher said that there was a hard and fast rule against smoking in the school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hard-and-fast — adjective Date: 1867 not to be modified or evaded ; strict < a hard and fast rule > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hard-and-fast — adj Not to be broken or changed; fixed; strict. The teacher said that there was a hard and fast rule against smoking in the school …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hard and fast usu. with negative — (of a rule or distinction) fixed and definitive. → hard …   English new terms dictionary

  • hard and fast — ► hard and fast (of a rule or distinction) fixed and definitive. Main Entry: ↑hard …   English terms dictionary

  • hard and fast — adj. Hard and fast is used with these nouns: ↑rule …   Collocations dictionary

  • rule — 1 /ru:l/ noun 1 INSTRUCTION (C) an official instruction that says how things must be done or what is allowed, especially in a game, organization, or job: the school rules | against the rules: You can t come in if you re not a member it s against… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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