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What is Hardball

This business term is used when someone uses aggressive competition or tries to force the situation to go in a particular direction.
i.e. if someone tells you to vote for them in an election and says that if you donít there is a possibility that you will lose your job, then they are playing hardball. It is your right to vote for whom you want, but they are making the decision for you because if you do not take do as they say there are difficult consequences to face.

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Term created / updated 2005-07-28 16:00:28

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