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affirmative

1. Logic
a. (of a categorial proposition) affirming the satisfaction by the subject of the predicate, as in all birds have feathers; some men are married
b. not containing negation
2. Logic an affirmative proposition
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Given his attention to this model, and his overall accuracy in recognizing allusions, it seems odd that he rejects Ovid's calendrical Fasti, a poem more affirmatively nationalistic than the Metamorphoses, as model for the chorographic Poly Olbion.
Overall, 9 percent of the patients responded affirmatively to that query.
According to the court, Michael effectively rebutted the presumption against the enforceability of an intrafamily SCIN by affirmatively showing a real expectation of repayment existed at the time of the transaction and the deceased's intent to enforce collection of the indebtedness.
The court noted that the state had not affirmatively pleaded the statute of limitations defense because the inmate had pleaded facts that showed his action was time-barred.
Our papers will demonstrate that service was proper and that any defects in service were affirmatively waived by Mr.
Anchored by a strong reading of Warhol, her piece took up the cause of an emerging generation of artists who, as she wrote of the master himself, "embrace affirmatively the wannabe moment as the generative power of the work.
Those who affirmatively reply will experience the joy and peace that Christ's forgiving love renders - as Peter did that day.
Optimists will nod their heads affirmatively, pessimists (and there are many of them, based justifiably on negative past experience) will think it all bleak.
Consent: Decreeing that customers must be able to "opt-out" or must affirmatively "opt-in" to information collection practices also creates cost burdens which are passed on to consumers in the form of higher prices and fewer choices.
The disclosures may be made electronically if the consumer affirmatively consents, provided the consumer can retain or later obtain the disclosures by printing or storing them electronically, such as by downloading.
These articles will answer affirmatively the question posed by Professor Hayward: how far have British academics created a peculiarly British study of politics.
He compared that with the same question asked of magazine publishers recently: less than 10% answered affirmatively.