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dovish

[ duhv-ish ]
/ ˈdʌv ɪʃ /
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adjective
(especially of a person in public office) advocating peace, compromise, or a conciliatory national attitude:Mr. Weizman made his name as one of Israel's most celebrated fighting men, yet he worked to transform himself into a dovish politician.
Economics. advocating low interest rates or other monetary policies aimed at reducing unemployment rather than inflation:With the jobless rate in double digits, the same dovish remarks can be expected from other Federal Reserve officials.
like or resembling a dove or any of the bird’s typical features or behaviors:The sofa fabric is a soft dovish gray.

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Also dove·like [duhv-lahyk] /ˈdʌvˌlaɪk/ .

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OTHER WORDS FROM dovish

dov·ish·ness, noun
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