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1       adj   If you are positiveabout things, you are hopeful and confident, and think of the good aspects of a situation rather than the bad ones.  
usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ about n     (Antonym: negative)    Be positive about your future and get on with living a normal life..., ...a positive frame of mind.     
  positively      adv   ADV after v  
You really must try to start thinking positively.     
2       adj   A positive fact, situation, or experience is pleasant and helpful to you in some way.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: negative)    The parting from his sister had a positive effect on John...     
      The positive in a situation is the good and pleasant aspects of it., n-sing   the N     (Antonym: negative)    Work on the positive, creating beautiful, loving and fulfilling relationships.     
3       adj   If you make a positive decision or take positive action, you do something definite in order to deal with a task or problem.  
usu ADJ n  
Having a good diet gives me a sense that I'm doing something positive and that I'm in control.     
4       adj   A positive response to something indicates agreement, approval, or encouragement.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: negative)    There's been a positive response to the UN Secretary-General's recent peace efforts.     
  positively      adv   ADV after v  
He responded positively and accepted the fee of £1000 I had offered.     
5       adj   If you are positive about something, you are completely sure about it.  
v-link ADJ  
I'm as positive as I can be about it..., `She's never late. You sure she said eight?'—`Positive.'     
6       adj   Positive evidence gives definite proof of the truth or identity of something.  
ADJ n   (=conclusive)  
There was no positive evidence that any birth defects had arisen as a result of Vitamin A intake.     
  positively      adv   ADV with v  
He has positively identified the body as that of his wife.     
7       adj   If a medical or scientific test is positive, it shows that something has happened or is present.,   (Antonym: negative)    If the test is positive, a course of antibiotics may be prescribed..., He was stripped of his Olympic Hundred Metres gold medal after testing positive for steroids.     
    HIV positive  
8       adj   A positive number is greater than zero.  
ADJ n     (Antonym: negative)    It's really a simple numbers game with negative and positive numbers.     
9       adj   If something has a positive electrical charge, it has the same charge as a proton and the opposite charge to an electron.     (TECHNICAL)   usu ADJ n     (Antonym: negative)   

false positive        ( false positives    plural  ) A false positive is a mistaken result of a scientific test. For example, if the result of a pregnancy test is a false positive, it indicates that a woman is pregnant when she is not.      n-count   oft N n  
...a high rate of false positive results.     
positive discrimination     
Positive discrimination means making sure that people such as women, members of smaller racial groups, and disabled people get a fair share of the opportunities available.  
  (BRIT)      n-uncount  
in AM, use affirmative action     
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finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
positive outburst of emotion; the final word in a string of lyrics by Michael Jackson.
have a powerful impact on someone; impress; generate an emotion (positive, but also negative)
it can be used to describe a feeling of fear or a positive emotion; e.g.: "This violin music gives me the chills" or "Being all alone in that old house after dark...it gave me the chills."
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
a detail-oriented document clearly outlining the objectives of the project like technical , terms and financial aspects of the software project .These software proposals helps the Business Professionals to automate routine tasks.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
an aspect of something that is very impressive or exciting
often used for houses: the wow factor is its high-tech kitchen
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