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positive (n):
a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
positive (n):
the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
positive (s):
involving advantage or good
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a plus (or positive) factor
positive (s):
persuaded of; very sure
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were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join.
I am positive he is lying.
was confident he would win
positive (s):
marked by excessive confidence
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an arrogant and cocksure materialist.
so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen.
the less he knows the more positive he gets

Related Words: cocksureoverconfident
positive (s):
having a positive charge
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protons are positive
positive (s):
impossible to deny or disprove
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incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence.
proof positive.
an irrefutable argument

Related Words: incontrovertible
positive (s):
formally laid down or imposed
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positive laws
positive (a):
characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
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a positive attitude.
the reviews were all positive.
a positive benefit.
a positive demand
positive (s):
greater than zero
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positive numbers
positive (a):
reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion
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positive increase in graduating students
positive (a):
indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
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a positive pregnancy test
positive (a):
of or relating to positivism
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positivist thinkers.
positivist doctrine.
positive philosophy

Related Words: positivistpositivistic
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There is no place like home

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Even a simple home is the best place in the world for the people who live in it.


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