HIV-positive - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “HIV-positive”

See all translations

HIV-positive

adjective
 
 
/ˌeɪtʃaɪviːˈpɒzətɪv/
If a person is HIV-positive, they are infected with HIV although they might not have AIDS.Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
Translations of “HIV-positive”
in Chinese (Traditional) HIV病毒檢驗呈陽性的…
in Russian ВИЧ инфицированный…
in Turkish HIV virüsü taşıyan…
in Chinese (Simplified) HIV病毒检验呈阳性的…
in Polish zarażony HIV, ≈ nosiciel/ka HIV…
(Definition of HIV-positive from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “HIV-positive” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

intellectualize

to think about or discuss a subject in a detailed and intellectual way, without involving your emotions or feelings

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More