Bedeutung von “negative” im Essential American English Dictionary


adjective us /ˈneɡ·ə·t̬ɪv/

A2 with the meaning “no” or “not”:

We received a negative response to our request.

B1 not hopeful or not interested:

She has a negative attitude about her work.

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.
“Don’t” and “do not” are negative forms of “do.”

A negative effect is bad and causes damage to something:

Terrorism has had a negative effect on tourism.

A negative number is less than zero.

(Definition von “negative adjective” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)