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negative
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Ali returned a sign in the negative.
  • He returned a sign in the negative.

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  • Another sign in the negative.
  • Though answered in the negative, he begged so earnestly to be permitted to visit those on the fifth floor, that, in despite of the oft-repeated assurance of the concierge that they were occupied, Dantes succeeded in inducing the man to go up to the tenants, and ask permission for a gentleman to be allowed to look at them.
  • The young man’s finger, glided over the words, but at each one Noirtier answered by a negative sign.

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as in: had a negative effect Define
bad or harmful
as in: negative feedback from customers Define
to express criticism or disagreement, or (especially when talking over a radio or in a military setting) to say "no"
as in: a negative attitude Define
pessimistic or disagreeable
as in: The test came back negative. Define
did not find a condition or substance to be present
as in: a negative number Define
less than zero
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