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positive element

[′päz·əd·iv ′el·ə·mənt]
(geography)
A large structural feature of the earth's crust characterized by long-term upward movement (uplift, emergence) or subsidence less rapid than that of adjacent negative elements. Also known as archibole; positive area.
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But I hope I would be surprised by something, a positive element .
Migration is like an osmotic gradient and people are like water, naturally moving towards a higher concentration of a positive solvent, in human terms the solvent being a positive element beneficial to people.
The first step was made and it is a positive element of success, both for Zaev and Tsipras, and I believe that it takes mutual understanding and joint agreement to receive an invitation for joining NATO", stated Nano Ruzin.
In order to fill this gap, the author suggests guiding the future of European social citizenship through a principle of subsidiarity, considered equally as a positive element that promises the possibility of intervention of a higher entity against a lower entity and a negative element that places limits on such intervention.
I think he was the main positive element from our point of view.
Each talk constitutes for us a positive element insofar as it brings new elements of information," he underlined, asserting that the talk with the Prime Minister was of great importance.
IMF also did not have any remarks about the projected Budget deficit and it stressed the Republic of Macedonia's low indebtedness as a positive element.
Indeed, it might be said that the heritage decor was the most positive element of the presentation.
On March 11, just before he met with Abbas, Olmert talked of the "positive elements" in the Saudi plan and told his cabinet: "We sincerely hope that at the summit of the Arab leaders in Riyadh the positive element in the Saudi initiative will be emphasised and would maybe allow an opportunity to strengthen the chances for negotiations with the Palestinians on its basis".
Perhaps the only positive element of recent world events has been that scholars are making progress in learning how to prepare, what to do, and how to add human-caused catastrophe to disaster situations.
Nestle sees the strategic co-operation with Barry Callebaut as a positive element in the Group's determination to remain a key actor in the European chocolate market.
Another positive element is the recognition that, if the sample estimates are sufficiently precise (in the sense of having relatively low sampling variability), the IRS will allow the use of the standard statistical point estimate.

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