Definition of 'hawkish'
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The more hawkish members are focused on the better domestic data. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As long as these hawkish tones continue from the central bank governor, demand will likely increase for sterling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A hawkish minister said Britain would become involved whether the government likes it or not. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not all share the Government's hawkish views. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She denied claims that her hawkish stance on Iran was helping the President to prepare for a military strike. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The three more hawkish members point to still robust growth in the economy and nagging worries over persistent inflation, now being fuelled by record oil prices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Gilts maintained their strength through to the close, despite the depressive effects of hawkish comments from an ECB official. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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