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adjective (NO)   /ˈneɡ·ə·t̬ɪv/
expressing no or not, or expressing refusal: We received a negative answer to our request. A negative sentence or phrase is one that contains a word such as no, not, nor, never, or nothing. A medical test that is negative shows that you do not have that disease or condition.
(Definition of negative adjective (NO) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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