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noun [countable]     positive pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a good aspect of something

    Weigh up the negatives and the positives before you make your decision.

  2. 2
    a medical test result that shows someone has the disease or condition that was tested for. A false positive is a result that shows you have a disease or condition when you really do not have it.
  3. 3
    maths a number that is higher than zero

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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