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affirmative

Affirmative tarimas:

  • /ə'fə:mətiv/

Affirmative audio:

Žodžio paaiškinimas anglų kalba:

  • adjective: Asserting that something is true or correct, as with the answer "yes”: an affirmative reply.
  • adjective: Giving assent or approval; confirming: an affirmative vote.
  • adjective: Positive; optimistic: an affirmative outlook.
  • adjective: Logic Of, relating to, or being a proposition in which the predicate affirms something about the subject, such as the statement apples have seeds.
  • noun: A word or statement of agreement or assent, such as the word yes.
  • noun: The side in a debate that upholds the proposition: Her team will speak for the affirmative.
  • adverb: Informal Used in place of the response "yes” to express confirmation or consent.

Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:

  • Since the term "affirmative action" was first used in Executive Order 10925, signed by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the word and the idea behind it has sparked debate -- which still continues today.
  • Over the last decade, the term "affirmative action" has become more controversial than the actual racial and gender inequities it was originally designed to address.
  • Increasingly over the years, and compounded in the Bush Administration, the term affirmative action has been demonized.
  • Mr. CONNERLY: I think society imposes that restraint on us, and that's why I'm so offended by the term affirmative a-- African-American, because it's so loosely applied.
  • The term affirmative action had also been avoided, as it was just one of the components of addressing inequality in the labour market.


Lietuviškos reikšmės:

    n: to answer in the affirmative atsakyti teigiamai
    a (pa)tvirtinąs
    teigiamas
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