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Dovish

Refers to the tone of language used to describe a situation and the associated implications for actions. For example, if the Federal Reserve bank refers to inflation in a dovish tone, it is unlikely that they would take agressive actions. Similarly, a CEO might use dovish language to describe an important event facing the firm. This indicates that the firm is unlikely to take strong actions. Dovish sometimes means conciliatory. Opposite of hawkish.

Dovish

Describing a statement from the Federal Reserve indicating that it may lower interest rates. The statement is called dovish because it indicates that the Fed does not believe that the inflation rate is high enough to warrant concern. See also: Hawkish.
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Therefore, the market response to the dovish Fed may be overdone and markets could have set themselves up for a hawkish surprise down the line.
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Thus Johnson may have gone into Vietnam with the impression that he had been wrong to be so dovish about our missiles in Turkey, that he had to be the tough guy, the man who didn't blink.
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The motions against his shaky coalition did not pass because small dovish factions decided not to be involved in toppling Sharon, saying his plan to withdraw settlers and soldiers from occupied Gaza next year was paramount.
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military power to depose dictators in Iraq, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, and other countries thousands of miles from home become suddenly dovish and isolationist when it comes to the terrorist chief 90 miles from our shores.
The appontment of Netanyahu - Bibi to his supporters - is a sharp contrast to that of dovish Shimon Peres, who quit on Wednesday when Labour pulled out of the coalition government.
The real split has been on political issues that ostensibly have little to do with gender: Women are generally more dovish than men on foreign policy and more inclined to favor an active role for government in economic and social life.