how to pronounce affirmative

əfɜːmətɪv

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“… for affirmative action …”

meanings of affirmative

adjective:

  1. Confirmative; ratifying.
  2. Pertaining to truth; asserting that something is; affirming.
  3. Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.
  4. Pertaining to any assertion or active confirmation that favors a particular result.
  5. Positive; not negative.
  6. Dogmatic.
  7. Positive.

noun:

  1. An assertion.
  2. An answer that shows agreement or acceptance.
  3. Yes; an answer that shows agreement or acceptance.

interjection:

  1. Yes; true; correct.
  2. An elaborate synonym for the word yes.

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