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positively

adverb uk   /ˈpɒz.ə.tɪv.li/  us   /ˈpɑː.zə.t̬ɪv-/

positively adverb (WELL)

B2 in a good or positive way: I don't respond very positively to being bossed around - it just makes me angry.
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positively adverb (CERTAINLY)

certainly: He said quite positively that he would come, so I've saved a place for him.

positively adverb (COMPLETELY)

informal used to emphasize something, especially something that is unexpected: That sales assistant was positively rude to me!
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