how to pronounce positiv


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the above transcription of positiv 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.

positiv is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of positiv in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… also ich bin positiv überrascht ich …”

meanings of positiv


  1. Positive.


  1. Positive.

positiv frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word positiv occurs in german on average 46.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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