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adverb positively pronunciation in American English /ˈpɑzətɪvli/

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  1. 1
    mainly spoken used for emphasizing that something is true, especially something surprising or unexpected

    His voice changed and became positively angry.

    The shock of the cold water made him gasp, but when he came out he was positively glowing.

  2. 2
    in a way that is likely to have good results

    We need to approach this problem positively.

  3. 3
    in a confident or definite way

    Believe in yourself,” he said positively.

  4. 4
    in a way that shows you approve or agree with something

    Most people reacted positively to the proposal.



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