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English definition of “dove”


noun [C] uk   /dʌv/ us  

dove noun [C] (BIRD)

a white or grey bird, often used as a symbol of peaceOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey

dove noun [C] (PERSON)

a person in politics who prefers to solve problems using peaceful methods instead of force or violence
Patient and uncomplainingPeace


verb uk   /dəʊv/ us    /doʊv/ mainly US
past simple of diveSwimming
(Definition of dove from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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