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po zuh tiv

  • n  the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
  • n  a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
  • a  characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.
    a positive attitude
    the reviews were all positive
    a positive benefit
    a positive demand
  • s  persuaded of; very sure
    I am positive he is lying
  • s  involving advantage or good
    a plus (or positive) factor
  • a  indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
    a positive pregnancy test
  • s  formally laid down or imposed
    positive laws
  • s  impossible to deny or disprove
    proof positive
  • a  of or relating to positivism
    positive philosophy
  • a  reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion
    positive increase in graduating students
  • s  greater than zero
    positive numbers
  • s  having a positive charge
    protons are positive
  • s  marked by excessive confidence
    the less he knows the more positive he gets

  • When a group of HIV-positive orphans arrived at the gates of An Nhon Dong Elementary School in Ho Chi Minh city, parents who had been informed ahead of time about the new arrivals .
  • Is there power in positive thinking? A study just published in the journal Psychological Science says trying to get people to think more positively can actually have the opposite .
  • When classes opened across Vietnam on August 17, few students were as excited or as nervous as a group of 15 HIV-positive children who had finally been given permission to .
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  • Vladimir Putin in National
    I understand that back home police are putting people in prison,Mr Putin said after a meeting with Bill Clinton in Moscow, drawing a laugh from his American guest. "That's their job. I'm counting on the fact that the positive trend seen in...
  • Steve Carell in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    It doesn't certainly mean the end of the show,he said. "I think it's just a dynamic change to the show, which could be a good thing, actually. Add some new life and some new energy ...... I see it as a positive in general for the show."
  • Stephen Hadley in BBC News
    His [Mr Maliki's] intentions seem good when he talks to the Americans, and sensitive reporting suggests he is trying to stand up to the Shia hierarchy and force positive change, the memo written by adviser Stephen Hadley says. "But the...

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