Definitions

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  • adj. Not positive; either zero or negative.
  • n. Any value that is not positive.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ positive

Examples

  • So, while the person most associated with growth theory was finding negative or nonpositive results in educating women as an engine for growth, Summers was busy advocating for it knowing that, eventually, the data would catch up.

    Angry Bear

  • that girls ALSO want to help others, work with animals, etc. values that I had not previously heard of as nonpositive–even as part of the path or the package that makes for leadership or effective living. on April 7, 2008, at 10:01 pm | Reply Carolyn Hayek

    Girls Don’t Want to Be Leaders « AAUW Dialog

  • My only nonpositive comment about the NASA TV coverage was statements made by Don Yeomans (JPL): “We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for comets ..”

    Stardust

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