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hawkish

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hawk +‎ -ish

AdjectiveEdit

hawkish (comparative more hawkish, superlative most hawkish)

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  1. Supportive of warlike foreign policy; bellicose; inclined toward military action.
    The Prime Minister could count on the support of a hawkish majority in Parliament to support the invasion.
  2. Favouring increasing interest rates; inclined towards increasing interest rates.
    The Federal Reserve's recent statement on the slowing of inflation was interpreted as hawkish by the market.

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