Übersetzung von “negative” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ˈneɡ·ə·tɪv/ us /ˈneɡ·ə·t̬ɪv/

A2 with the meaning ‘no’ or ‘not’

We received a negative response to our request. Abbiamo ricevuto una risposta negativa alla nostra richiesta.

B1 not hopeful or not interested

She has a negative attitude to her work. Ha un atteggiamento negativo nei confronti del suo lavoro.

A negative sentence or phrase is one that contains a word such as ‘not’, ‘no’, ‘never’, or ‘nothing’.

‘I’ve never seen him in my life’ is a negative sentence. “Non l’ho mai visto in vita mia” è una frase negativa.
‘Don’t’ and ‘do not’ are negative forms of ‘do’. “Don’t” e “do not” sono forme negative di “do”.

A negative effect is bad and causes damage to something.

Terrorism has had a negative effect on tourism in the region. Il terrorismo ha avuto un effetto negativo sulla regione.

A negative number is less than zero.

noun uk /ˈneɡ·ə·tɪv/ us /ˈneɡ·ə·t̬ɪv/

a piece of film from which a photograph is made


(Übersetzung von “negative” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)