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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.
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.
Informal Used in place of the response "yes" to express confirmation or consent.
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affirmatively[əˈfɜːmətɪvlɪ] ADV → afirmativamente
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