There are 3 translations of negative in Spanish:

negative1

Pronunciation: /ˈnegətɪv/

adj

  • negativo you're too negative eres demasiado negativo the blood test was negative el análisis de sangre dio negativo negative film negativo (masculine) negative image imagen (feminine) en negativo
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    • The records of her transaction, and loan would have been available and in their absence I draw a negative inference.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of negative in Spanish:

negative2

n

  • 1 1.1 (word, particle) negación (feminine) double negative doble negación (feminine) put this sentence into the negative pon esta frase en negativo
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    • Hence the perceived strangeness of They could give a damn, which has no overt negative, but means the same thing as the same phrase with a negative.
    • A penchant for sentences with multiple negatives is one of the things that make jury instructions notoriously hard to understand.
    • Re-reading P G Wodehouse's The Code of the Woosters the other day reminded me of the many words in English which are the negatives of words whose positive forms are now obsolete or rare.
    1.2 (no) negativa (feminine) he answered in the negative contestó negativamente or que no, contestó con una negativa
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    • The Court answered that question in the negative (with Judge Bauer dissenting).
    • RBC has bitten the bullet, and answered my question in the negative; he thinks he'd still be free, and wouldn't complain.
    • It provides an answer to this question in the negative.
  • 2 [Photography/Fotografía] negativo (masculine)
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    • Up until this point I have been using Kodak film and having my negatives printed off and enlarging and framing them.
    • Sugiura often uses the photogram as a paper negative to print a positive, in which the subject becomes a black silhouette.
    • The photographer then contact prints negatives onto the platinum paper, which means the negative is put into direct contact with the paper as it is exposed by the enlarger.
  • 3 [Electricity/Electricidad] polo (masculine) negativo
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    • Welding is done with direct current, electrode negative (straight polarity).

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of negative in Spanish:

negative3

exclamation

  • ¡negativo!, ¡no!

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.