- affinity group,
- affirmative action,
- affirmative flag,
Origin of affirmative
Examples from the Web for affirmatively
With these new apps, users will have to affirmatively click a consent box that gives the app permission to share information.
My own mind was fully made up on that point, and affirmatively so.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
She repeated the phrases over after him, affirmatively, with an emphasis which I never heard surpassed.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home|Bayard Taylor
I have answered this affirmatively before, and proved it; one grain of grace would answer it better than arguments can do.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)|Richard Baxter
Soto and Vasquez, casuists of great name, had denied this; Grotius however determines it affirmatively.
I was about replying to him affirmatively, when his words arrested my attention.
- (of a categorial proposition) affirming the satisfaction by the subject of the predicate, as in all birds have feathers; some men are married
- not containing negationCompare negative (def. 12)
"answering 'yes,'" mid-15c., from use in logic; from Middle French affirmatif (13c.), from Latin affirmativus, from affirmat-, past participle stem of affirmare (see affirm). As a noun from early 15c. Affirmative action "positive or corrective effort by employers to prevent discrimination in hiring or promotion" is attested from 1935 with regard to labor unions; specific racial sense is from 1961; now often used more generally in reference to hiring quotas, etc.