Definition of HIV-positive in English:

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HIV-positive

Pronunciation: /ˌāCHˌīˌvēˈpäzədiv/

adjective

Having had a positive result in a blood test for the AIDS virus HIV.
Example sentences
  • When the girl took a blood test it proved HIV-positive.
  • At current prices, one year of triple drug therapy for an HIV-positive person costs $15,000.
  • Patients were considered to be HIV-positive only if both tests gave a positive result.

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Syllabification: HIV-pos·i·tive

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