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English definition of “positive”

positive

adjective (CERTAIN)    /ˈpɒz.ə.tɪv/ US  /ˈpɑː.zə.t̬ɪv/
B2 certain and without any doubt : [+ (that)] Are you positive (that) you saw me switch the iron off? "Are you sure it's okay for me to use your mother's car ?" "Positive." "It was him - I saw him take it." "Are you positive about that?"Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of positive adjective (CERTAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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