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Definition: Dovish


Full Definition of Dovish

A description for something that is docile, gentle, easy-going, or otherwise positive, as if to say a thing is similar to the manner of a dove. The term can be used to describe the economy (a dovish economy would tend to indicate lower interest rates), or a specific action or event (a dovish action is not going to be strong or aggressive). opposite of hawkish.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Dovish. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 01, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Dovish. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 01, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Dovish. Retrieved December 01, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Dovish are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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