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affirmatory

(ˌæfəˈmeɪtərɪ)
adj
showing or giving confirmation, ratification, or assertion
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Adj.1.affirmatory - affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
favorable, favourable - encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
positive - characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
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References in classic literature ?
It is so!' He added an affirmatory nod, and continued to gaze upon me with a kind of irate solemnity, holding his substantial stick between his knees, with his hands clasped upon its head.
Which is why I am convinced that we need an affirmatory vote by the people on the Brexit deal -- and a Remain option on the ballot paper.
Priyanka, after what might have been interpreted initially as affirmatory silence, said last week she was not interested in the position.
history ain't folk like us.' The novel's affirmatory message is that history is about everyone, in this case all who fought to establish equal rights for women, whether from a privileged if sheltered background like Evelyn, one of the three main characters in the novel, or poor like May, or lacking an education, like Nell.
The essay at hand seeks for the practice of JS the kind of affirmatory and performative posture that Derrida, directly forcing the secular up against the religious, calls a "profession of faith." (3)
So is the success of the EU an 'affirmatory test' to assess the aforementioned pre-requisites On the other hand, in the course of its successful existence, it became evident that the EU could concentrate on other matters as well, which is why it proceeded further from market integration to policy integration.
So far, there is no affirmatory formula or model to forecast and calculate the depth percentage of the lower portion.