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affirmative

Definitions


[əˈfəːmətɪv], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- agreeing with or consenting to a statement or request
(e.g: an affirmative answer)

- supportive, hopeful, or encouraging
(e.g: the family is usually a source of encouragement from which affirmative influences come)

- stating that a fact is so; making an assertion
(e.g: affirmative sentences)


Phrases:
- in the affirmative

Origin:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘assertive, positive’): via Old French from late Latin affirmativus, from affirmare ‘assert’ (see affirm)


[əˈfəːmətɪv], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a statement of agreement with or consent to an assertion or request
(e.g: he accepted her reply as an affirmative)

- a word used in making assertions or to express consent.


Phrases:
- in the affirmative

Origin:


[əˈfəːmətɪv], (Interjection)

Definitions:
- expressing agreement with or consent to a statement or request; yes.


Phrases:
- in the affirmative

Origin:




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