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positive
British English: /ˈpɒzɪtɪv/
American English: /ˈpɑzədɪv/

Translation of positive in Italian:

adjective

  • 2 (optimistic)
    (message, person, response, attitude, tone)
    to be positive about
    accogliere [qualcosa] favorevolmente
    (idea, proposal)
    positive thinking to think positive
    pensare positivo
  • 3 (constructive)
    (contribution, effect)
    (progress)
    (advantage, good)
    these measures could do some positive good
    questi provvedimenti potrebbero essere davvero utili
  • 4 (pleasant)
    (association, experience, feeling)
  • 5 (sure)
    (proof, fact)
    (identification)
    to be positive
    essere sicuro
    about di that che
    positive!
    sicuro!
  • 7 (Medicine)
    (reaction, result, test)
  • 8 (Chemistry, Electronics, Mathematics, Photography, Physics)

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