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adjective optimistic pronunciation in British English /ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk/
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    someone who is optimistic is hopeful about the future and tends to expect that good things will happen
    optimistic about:

    She said that she was optimistic about the future of the company.

    be/remain optimistic that:

    I remain optimistic that a peaceful settlement of the dispute can be achieved.

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 optimistic pronunciation in British English /ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪkli/ adverb


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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