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Are you positive that there’s been no mistake?
We’d met before – I was positive about that.
We’ll earn from this deal – I’m positive of that.
a positive attitude
Try to think positive thoughts.
You have every reason to be positive about the future.
The experiment is working well and the feedback is very positive.
We couldn’t be sure if her reaction would be positive.
The positive aspects of parenthood far outweigh the negative ones.
School was a totally positive experience for me.
An initiative to help homeless people is showing positive results.
The whole party was a positive embarrassment.
You must be prepared to make a positive contribution to the business.
a positive diagnosis
The runner was suspended for two years after he tested positive for steroids.
This is the American English definition of positive. View British English definition of positive.
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