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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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The Obama inspired "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" HUD rule will put pressure on areas deemed "too white" in order to change zoning laws to allow construction of cheaper homes in affluent suburbs in order to "relocate inner-city minorities to those predominantly white areas" at taxpayer expense.
"Not all 28,000 of these kids are going to be viewed affirmatively by these committees, but an awful lot of them are," Seliger said.
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Last year, the proportion of people who had answered affirmatively to these questions had fallen.
Of those who directly answered the question, "Should state employees be allowed to leave their work premises during break time to breastfeed their children?" 58 percent of respondents answered affirmatively, while 42 percent said they should not.