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positive
used in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire)

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
had a positive effect
Definition
good or beneficial
  • And if there's any positive to the jabberjay attack, it's that it let us know where we are on the clock face again.
    Chapter 24 (60% in)
positive = good
There are no more uses of "positive" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire).

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2  —1 use as in:
a positive attitude
Definition
optimistic (expecting or focusing good things); or agreeable
  • She finally had a decent year in the Games with Peeta and me, and now it's all broken down into a mess that even she can't put a positive spin on.
    Chapter 16 (15% in)
positive = optimistic (focusing on good things)
There are no more uses of "positive" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire).

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list — Onelook.com®