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adverb positively pronunciation in British English /ˈpɒzətɪvli/

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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.

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

    We need to approach this problem positively.

  3. 3
    in a way that shows you approve or agree with something

    Most people reacted quite positively to the proposal.

  4. 4
    in a confident or definite way

    Believe in yourself,’ he said positively.



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