how to pronounce positive


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the above transcription of positive is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

positive is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of positive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… we have about a positive aspect as I …”

meaning of positive

Positive means having or showing a tendency to produce good effects.

positive frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word positive occurs in english on average 83.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics positive can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that positive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with positive


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