"dovish" meaning in All languages combined

Adjective [English]

Forms: more dovish [comparative], most dovish [superlative] IPA: /ˈdʌvɪʃ/
  1. Pertaining to a dove; dove-like.
  2. Peaceful, conciliatory. Tags: figuratively
  3. Disfavoring increasing interest rates; inclined against increasing interest rates.

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  "categories": [],
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "dove",
        "3": "ish"
      },
      "expansion": "dove +‎ -ish",
      "name": "suffix"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From dove +‎ -ish.",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "more dovish",
      "tags": [
        "comparative"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "most dovish",
      "tags": [
        "superlative"
      ]
    }
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adj",
  "senses": [
    {
      "glosses": [
        "Pertaining to a dove; dove-like."
      ],
      "id": "dovish-adj-rkb2owue"
    },
    {
      "antonyms": [
        {
          "word": "hawkish"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "2006 July 18, Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian, page 3",
          "text": "Doubtless an expression of frustration at the UN secretary general, who has long been too dovish for Bush administration tastes."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2012, Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers, Penguin 2013, p. 210",
          "text": "Caillaux bypassed his Foreign Office in order to impose his own dovish agenda on the negotiations with Berlin […]."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Peaceful, conciliatory."
      ],
      "id": "dovish-adj-Z34h0Ntd",
      "tags": [
        "figuratively"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1985, Price Stability and Public Policy, page 143",
          "text": "A dovish policy keeps unemployment close to 6 percent and lets the price level swing more widely to absorb economic shocks."
        },
        {
          "text": "The Federal Reserve's statement on recent inflation was interpreted as dovish by the market."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Disfavoring increasing interest rates; inclined against increasing interest rates."
      ],
      "id": "dovish-adj-vmF4ZGu1"
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈdʌvɪʃ/"
    }
  ],
  "word": "dovish"
}
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  "etymology_text": "From dove +‎ -ish.",
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    {
      "form": "more dovish",
      "tags": [
        "comparative"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "most dovish",
      "tags": [
        "superlative"
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    }
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    {
      "word": "doveish"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "like a dove",
      "word": "come una colomba"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "like a dove",
      "word": "da agnellino"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "golubínyj",
      "sense": "like a dove",
      "word": "голуби́ный"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "mšvidobismoq̇vare",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "მშვიდობისმოყვარე"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "arainṭervencionisṭi",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "არაინტერვენციონისტი"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "note": "კონფლიქტების მშვიდობიანი გზებით მოგვარების მომხრე",
      "roman": "ḳonplikṭebis mšvidobiani gzebit mogvarebis momxre",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "note": "სადავო საკითხების მშვიდობიანი მეთოდებით მოგვარების მომხრე",
      "roman": "sadavo saḳitxebis mšvidobiani metodebit mogvarebis momxre",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "pacato"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "tranquillo"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "morigerato"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "equilibrato"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "conservatore"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "contenuto"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "pacifista"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "tags": [
        "masculine",
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "iubitor al păcii"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "tags": [
        "masculine",
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "pacifist"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "mírnyj",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "ми́рный"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "primirítelʹnyj",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "примири́тельный"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "pacifístskij",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "пацифи́стский"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "golubínyj",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "голуби́ный"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "peaceful, conciliatory, pacifist",
      "word": "columbino"
    }
  ],
  "word": "dovish"
}

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