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affirmative
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 7
1. Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.
3. Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.
4. That affirms; asserting that the fact is so; declaratory of what exists; answering yes to a question; - opposed to negative; as, an affirmative answer; an affirmative vote.
Part of Speech: noun
2. That which affirms as opposed to that which denies; an affirmative proposition; that side of question which affirms or maintains the proposition stated; - opposed to negative; as, there were forty votes in the affirmative, and ten in the negative.
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