Translation of "negative" - English-Spanish dictionary

negative

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

A2 with the meaning ‘no’ or ‘not’

negativo
We received a negative response to our request.

B1 not hopeful or not interested

negativo
She has a negative attitude to her work.

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

negativo
‘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.

negativo
Terrorism has had a negative effect on tourism in the region.

A negative number is less than zero.

negativo
noun uk /ˈneɡ·ə·tɪv/ us /ˈneɡ·ə·t̬ɪv/

a piece of film from which a photograph is made

negativo

(Translation of “negative” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

negative

adjective /ˈneɡətiv/

meaning or saying ’no’; denying something

negativo
a negative answer.

expecting to fail

negativo
a negative attitude.

less than zero

negativo
–4 is a negative or minus number.

having more electrons than normal

negativo
The battery has a negative and a positive terminal.
negatively adverb

negativamente
He tends to react negatively to criticism.

(Translation of “negative” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)