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— as in: I’m absolutely positive!
I’ve seen her before.
certain (having no doubt)
— as in: had a positive effect
Lower interest rates
affected home sales.
good or beneficial
— as in: positive feedback from my boss
Responses to my plan were
approval or agreement
— as in: a positive attitude
attitude and some effort, I’m sure we can make this work.
optimistic or agreeable
— as in: The test came back positive.
The pregnancy test was
found a condition or substance to be present
— as in: a positive number
The company has a
greater than zero (of a number)
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including some in the fields of electricity, physics, chemistry, medicine, philosophy, and grammar. Note that most all senses of
indicate that something is good or present.
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