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- noun pejorative, rhetoric A phrase in which there are two
negativewords or their compounds (e.g. no, not, never, none, etc), occasionally leading to ambiguityin the meaning, but necessary in some foreign languages.
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- noun an affirmative constructed from two negatives
- noun a grammatically substandard but emphatic negative
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