affirmative answer


affirmative answer
утвердительный ответ

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  • affirmative — [ə fʉrm′ə tiv] adj. [ME affirmatif < L affirmativus < affirmare, AFFIRM] 1. saying that something stated is true; answering “yes” [an affirmative reply] 2. a) bold or confident in asserting [affirmative people] b) optimistic or hopeful; not …   English World dictionary

  • Affirmative — Af*firm a*tive, a. [L. affirmativus: cf. F. affirmatif.] 1. Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law. [1913 Webster] 2. That affirms; asserting that the fact is so; declaratory of what exists; answering yes to a question;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affirmative — af|fir|ma|tive1 [əˈfə:mətıv US ə:r ] adj formal an affirmative answer or action means yes or shows agreement ≠ ↑negative ▪ an affirmative nod >affirmatively adv affirmative 2 affirmative2 n answer/reply in the affirmative formal to say yes… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • affirmative — [[t]əfɜ͟ː(r)mətɪv[/t]] 1) ADJ An affirmative word or gesture indicates that you agree with what someone has said or that the answer to a question is yes . [FORMAL] Haig was desperately eager for an affirmative answer... Dr Sinclair s affirmative… …   English dictionary

  • affirmative — af|fir|ma|tive1 [ ə fɜrmətıv ] adjective 1. ) showing that you mean yes : an affirmative answer 2. ) showing support for something ╾ af|fir|ma|tive|ly adverb affirmative af|fir|ma|tive 2 [ ə fɜrmətıv ] noun count FORMAL the word yes or a sign… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • affirmative — I UK [əˈfɜː(r)mətɪv] / US [əˈfɜrmətɪv] noun [countable] Word forms affirmative : singular affirmative plural affirmatives formal the word yes , or a sign that you agree with something • in the affirmative II UK [əˈfɜː(r)mətɪv] / US [əˈfɜrmətɪv]… …   English dictionary

  • affirmative — /əˈfɜmətɪv / (say uh fermuhtiv) adjective 1. giving affirmation or assent; confirmatory; not negative: an affirmative answer. 2. Logic denoting a proposition or judgement that asserts a relation between its terms, or asserts that the predicate… …   Australian English dictionary

  • affirmative — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. agreeing, affirming, affirmatory, positive, consenting, concurring, approving, ratifying, assenting, supporting, complying, endorsing, acknowledging, acquiescent, establishing, corroborative, confirmatory, confirming.… …   English dictionary for students

  • affirmative — 1. adjective an affirmative answer Syn: positive, assenting, consenting, corroborative, favorable Ant: negative 2. noun she took his grunt as an affirmative Syn: agreement, acceptance, assent, acquiescence, concurrence; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • answer — an·swer 1 n 1: the defendant s written response to the plaintiff s complaint in a civil suit in which he or she may deny any of plaintiff s allegations, offer any defenses, and make any counterclaims against the plaintiff, cross claims against… …   Law dictionary

  • affirmative defense — see defense 2a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. affirmative defense …   Law dictionary


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