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positive
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unspecified meaning
  • "Because you know, I have an a.p." "O, yes, positively," said Little Chandler.
  • "Allow me," said Mr. Cunningham positively, "it was Lux upon Lux.

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as in: I'm absolutely positive! Define
certain (having no doubt)
as in: had a positive effect Define
good or beneficial
as in: positive feedback from my boss Define
approval or agreement
as in: a positive attitude Define
optimistic or agreeable
as in: The test came back positive. Define
found a condition or substance to be present
as in: a positive number Define
greater than zero (of a number)
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