affirmatively


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af·fir·ma·tive

 (ə-fûr′mə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Asserting that something is true or correct, as with the answer "yes": an affirmative reply.
2. Giving assent or approval; confirming: an affirmative vote.
3. Positive; optimistic: an affirmative outlook.
4. Logic Of, relating to, or being a proposition in which the predicate affirms something about the subject, such as the statement apples have seeds.
n.
1. A word or statement of agreement or assent, such as the word yes.
2. The side in a debate that upholds the proposition: Her team will speak for the affirmative.
adv.
Informal Used in place of the response "yes" to express confirmation or consent.

af·fir′ma·tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.affirmatively - in an affirmative manner
Translations

affirmatively

[əˈfɜːmətɪvlɪ] ADVafirmativamente

affirmatively

[əˈfɜːrmətɪvli] adv [answer, respond, nod] → affirmativement

affirmatively

advbejahend, positiv

affirmatively

[əˈfɜːmətɪvlɪ] advaffermativamente
References in classic literature ?
He looked at me in surprise, nodding his head affirmatively.
If an item constitutes a specified liability loss, the 10-year carryback period is the one that applies unless the taxpayer affirmatively elects to forgo it.
In order to avoid any possible delay in the company recognizing the vote of a substantial majority of Six Flags stockholders, we have taken the prudent step of affirmatively asking the Delaware court to validate the stockholder vote," said Mr.
The day has finally arrived when I can unhesitatingly answer affirmatively, as that much needed treatise has just been published.
Also, we affirmatively agree that allowing foreign investors an opportunity to protect their investment should help with efforts to obtain capital from these sources.
Other professional fees related to proposed sites not chosen are deductible when another site is selected or when the search is affirmatively abandoned.
The Zubulake standard is particularly challenging because it stresses in house and outside counsel's personal responsibilities for ensuring that all relevant information is preserved and collected, and it outlines the steps companies must take to identify the parties involved, and communicate affirmatively and repeatedly to collect needed information.
956 affirmatively, to selectively bring back dividends and deemed paid foreign tax credits without actually paying dividends, will also need to monitor the CFC's investments more carefully.
The plaintiffs complained that State Farm repaired their vehicles using inferior replacement crash parts rather than original equipment manufacture parts and affirmatively misrepresented the quality of these replacements.
For involuntary cashouts of less than $3,500 and for distributions to participants who have reached a plan's normal retirement age, employees may waive the application of the 30-day time period by affirmatively making an election to either make or not make a direct rollover.
All three organizations funded a YES campaign, which coordinated a large outreach effort to regional groups and individual growers about participating in the vote and voting affirmatively.
A taxpayer who does not affirmatively elect the ratable accrual method described in Sec.