affirmatively affirmatively  /ə ˈfɜr mə tɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an affirmative manner

Usage(s):

  1. So we need to get the legal system to go beyond the original acquittal in 1966 and to affirmatively proclaim his innocence and that he was wrongfully imprisoned.
  2. When they respond affirmatively, he smiles.
  3. After all, it's easy for any reasonable person to affirmatively state that robo-calls are annoying.

News

  • And Now Another Poll: Most Americans DISapprove Of Government Spying

    Two days ago, when Pew Research came out with a poll showing that a majority (56%) of Americans replied affirmatively to the question if "the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program tracking the telephone records of millions of Americans is an acceptable way for the government to investigate terrorism," we were disappointed if not shocked. However, what is surprising, is that moments ago Gallup ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Bush "has responded affirmatively" to Kosovo's request to establish diplomatic relations.
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I can say affirmatively an effective US foreign policy will be based on our ability not only to project power, but also to listen and to build consensus," Obama said.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN International

  3. "One thing I do know and believe very affirmatively, and that is if Iraq was not the center of the war on terror before we went in there, it certainly is now," Baker said.
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: James A Baker III Source: FOXNews

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