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Turkish translation of “positive”

positive

adjective   /ˈpɒzətɪv/
HAPPY B1 feeling happy about your life and your future
olumlu, müsbet, iyimser
a positive attitude I'm feeling much more positive about things now.Hoping and hopefulnessPotential
ENCOURAGING B2 Something that is positive makes you feel better about a situation.
olumlu, yapıcı, pozitif
We've shown people samples of the product and had a very positive response.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiringHoping and hopefulnessPotential
CERTAIN [never before noun] B2 certain that something is true
kesin, kat'î
"Are you sure you saw him?" "Absolutely positive." [+ (that)] I'm positive that I switched it off.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
PROOF [always before noun] showing without any doubt that something is true
emin, kuşkusu olmayan
positive proof CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
MEDICAL TEST If a medical test is positive, it shows that the person being tested has a disease or condition.
müspet, pozitif
She did a pregnancy test and it was positive.General bodily disorders
NUMBER In mathematics, a positive number is greater than zero.
pozitif, sıfırdan büyük
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculatingNumbers generally
positive charge the electrical charge that is carried by protons (= parts of atoms)
artı uç; akım taşıyan kablo
Electricity and electronics
(Definition of positive adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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