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nonnegative Syllabification: non·neg·a·tive
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈneɡədiv/

Definition of nonnegative in English:


1Not negative.
Example sentences
  • Two patients categorised their feelings after reading the letter as negative, 71 as non-negative, and six did not understand the letter's content.
  • There's almost a palpable feeling of arms being twisted behind backs when a politician gives his or her non-negative view of the war.
1.1 Mathematics Either positive or equal to zero.
Example sentences
  • Among the topics which Frobenius studied towards the end of his career were positive and non-negative matrices.
  • We also required that the numerically estimated derivatives from Equation 8 be non-negative.
  • These rate variation parameters are restricted to non-negative values.

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