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English definition of “negative”

negative

adjective (BELOW ZERO)    /ˈneɡ.ə.tɪv/ US  /-t̬ɪv/
(of a number or amount) less than zero: negative numbers → Opposite positiveTerms for numbers
(Definition of negative adjective (BELOW ZERO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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