Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of affirmative.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The vowels A and I, which denote the two affirmatives, occur in the Latin words 'affirmo' and 'aio;' E and O, which denote the two negatives, occur in the Latin word 'nego.'

    Deductive Logic

  • Everyone nodded and muttered affirmatives as Brogan surveyed her audience.

    The Priest

  • Most American's are against pro family, pro life, pro marriage moral affirmatives that America is founded upon.

    McDonnell blasted for controversial research paper

  • Ratification by both Virginia and New Hampshire meant there were “ten affirmatives without a negative.”

    Ratification

  • I'd like to write about the peculiar placement and grouping of C's three moles, about how soft M's skin was, about T's habit of saying "Sweet, oh that's sweet" in moments when other girls shouted Molly Bloom's affirmatives or took the Lord's name in vain.

    Apology from a dirty old man

  • Ratification by both Virginia and New Hampshire meant there were “ten affirmatives without a negative.”

    Ratification

  • I'd like to write about the peculiar placement and grouping of C's three moles, about how soft M's skin was, about T's habit of saying "Sweet, oh that's sweet" in moments when other girls shouted Molly Bloom's affirmatives or took the Lord's name in vain.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Ratification by both Virginia and New Hampshire meant there were “ten affirmatives without a negative.”

    Ratification

  • She lists three affirmatives (journalists have brains, persistence and networks) that are offset by three negatives (traditional thinking, business phobia, and math phobia).

    News entrepreneur boot camp seeks to launch 15 journalism ventures » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • So the question "Are you OK?" would just get met with a string of randomly selected affirmatives, expletives and hand-gestures, in no particular coherent order.

    Archive 2006-11-01

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