Translation of "affirmative" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /əˈfɜː.mə.tɪv/ us /əˈfɝː.mə.t̬ɪv/

relating to a statement that shows agreement or says "yes"

an affirmative answer/response 肯定的回答/答复
→ Opposite negative
affirmatively adverb uk /əˈfɜː.mə.tɪ us /əˈfɝː.mə.t̬ɪ

She answered affirmatively. 她作了肯定的答复。
noun [ C or U ] uk /əˈfɜː.mə.tɪv/ us /əˈfɝː.mə.t̬ɪv/

a word or statement that shows agreement or says "yes"

She asked the question expecting an affirmative. 她问这个问题是希望得到肯定的答复。
He replied in the affirmative (= he said "yes"). 他回答说是。
mainly US "Were you in New York on 3 March?" "Affirmative." (= "Yes.") “3月3号你在纽约吗?”“是的。”

(Translation of “affirmative” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)