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(in transformational grammar) abbreviation for
(Grammar) negative
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a photographic negative.
[by shortening]


1. negative.
2. negatively.
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References in classic literature ?
His cool, neg ligent undertone had no inflexions, but the strength of a powerful emotion made him ramble in his speech.
The Chancellor confirmed in this year's spring statement plans for making NEG compulsory would be brought forward for inclusion in the 2019 Environment Bill.
NEG is a full service environmental remediation company and NCS is a painting and coatings contractor.
In these models, our two variables representing rupee appreciation (POS) and rupee depreciation (NEG) carry coefficients that are different in size or significance, hence long-run asymmetry.
Table 1 PCR IgM IgG Likely interpretation result result result Neg Neg Neg No current or prior infection.
NEG: If you don't have a story you are no longer a human being.
It is assumed that in such languages, the verb with its affixes moves from within the VP and adjoins to the relevant functional heads: T, ASP and NEG to check its features against the features of the functional heads.
ONE HUNDRED practitioners attended the annual conference of the National Eyecare Group (NEG) last week.
Patient aCL by TLC Antivimentin/ n immunostaining CL 1 Pos Pos 2 Pos * Pos 3 Pos * Pos 4 Pos * Neg 5 Pos Pos 6 Pos * Neg 7 Pos * Neg 8 Pos Pos 9 Pos * Pos 10 Pos Neg 11 Pos * Pos 12 Pos * Neg 13 Pos * Neg 14 Neg Neg 15 Neg Neg 16 Neg Neg 17 Neg Pos 18 Neg Neg 19 Neg Pos 20 Neg Pos 21 Neg Pos 22 Neg Neg 23 Neg Neg 24 Neg Neg Patient Antiprothrombin Antiannexin n V 1 Neg Neg 2 Neg Neg 3 Neg Neg 4 Neg Neg 5 Neg Neg 6 Neg Neg 7 Neg Neg 8 Neg Neg 9 Neg Neg 10 Neg Neg 11 Neg Neg 12 Neg Neg 13 Neg Neg 14 Neg Neg 15 Pos Pos 16 Pos Neg 17 Pos Neg 18 Neg Neg 19 Neg Neg 20 Neg Neg 21 Neg Neg 22 Neg Neg 23 Neg Neg 24 Neg Neg * Also positive for anti-LBPA.