Translation of positively in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːzətɪvli; ˈpɒzɪtɪvli/


  • 1 (favorably, constructively) we view teaching experience very positively valoramos mucho or muy positivamente la experiencia docente to act positively tener* una actitud positiva she contributes positively to class discussions participa activamente en clase
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    • Camp and school partnerships have the potential to positively influence participating students and staff, the schools they come from, and the families to which they return.
    • Without a real person to positively bond with, children will choose, as a default option, either a fictional character or someone they'll never meet, like a celebrity or a religious figure.
    • Pulse is open to anyone who can prove their ability and dedication to filmmaking, and teams of writers, directors and producers, in particular, are positively encouraged.
  • 2 2.1 (definitely) [prove] de forma concluyente or fehaciente the body has not yet been positively identified todavía no se ha hecho una identificación definitiva del cadáver 2.2 (absolutely) [delighted/furious] verdaderamente the food is positively awful la comida es malísima this is positively your last chance decididamente, esta es tu última oportunidad
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    • Many of those places are positively dangerous and it is surprising that there have not been clamours to have them made safer by the removal of parked vehicles.
    • The bustle and diversity of the crowd was positively Prom-like, which surprised me as a newcomer to the series (unsure when the coffee would be served).
    • I am positively surprised how well this really worked out.
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    • As noted earlier, only an expert can positively identify a substance as biological growth and lab analysis may be required for final confirmation.
    • Experts are still working to identify positively the sources of the outbreaks.
    • The very latest technology involves ‘facial recognition’ - a system that can positively identify a suspect instantly simply from his or her face.

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