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hawk

noun [C]
 
 
/hɔːk/
ECONOMICS someone who believes that the government should take strong action in controlling the national budget, inflation, etc.: The hawks on the committee are worried that 6 per cent growth could trigger inflation. a budget/deficit/inflation hawk →  Compare dove
hawkish
Translations of “hawk”
in Arabic صَقْر…
in Korean 매…
in Malaysian helang…
in French faucon…
in Turkish şahin…
in Italian falco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 鷹…
in Russian ястреб…
in Polish jastrząb…
in Vietnamese diều hâu…
in Spanish halcón…
in Portuguese gavião…
in Thai เหยี่ยว…
in German der Falke…
in Catalan falcó…
in Japanese (鳥)タカ…
in Indonesian elang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 鹰…
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