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"dove" in British English

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dovenoun [C]

uk   us   /dʌv/

dove noun [C] (BIRD)

a ​white or ​greybird, often used as a ​symbol of ​peace

dove noun [C] (PERSON)

a ​person in ​politics who ​prefers to ​solveproblems using ​peacefulmethodsinstead of ​force or ​violence
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doveverb

uk   /dəʊv/  us   /doʊv/ mainly US
past simple of dive
(Definition of dove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dove" in American English

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dovenoun [C]

 us   /dʌv/
a ​bird with ​shortlegs, a ​largebody, and a ​smallhead, often used as a ​symbol of ​peace

dove

 us   /doʊv/
past simple of dive
(Definition of dove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dove" in Business English

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dovenoun [C]

uk   us   /dʌv/ ECONOMICS
someone who believes that the ​government should not take ​strongaction in ​controllinginflation, the ​nationalbudget, etc.: Anti-inflation ​hawks at the ​centralbank didn't want to ​changeinterestrates, but the doves favored a ​reduction.
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(Definition of dove from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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