[poz-i-tiv-lee or especially for 3, poz-i-tiv-lee] /ˈpɒz ɪ tɪv li or especially for 3, ˌpɒz ɪˈtɪv li/
with certainty; absolutely:
The statement is positively true.
decidedly; unquestionably; definitely:
His conduct is positively shocking.
(used to express strong affirmation) yes:
Do you plan to go to the party? Positively!
in a positive manner
(intensifier): he disliked her: in fact, he positively hated her
mid-15c., “in a definite way,” from positive (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning “absolutely” is from 1777.
noun 1. customary law or law enacted by governmental authority (as distinguished from natural law).
noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. See under (def 1). [ahy-uh n, ahy-on] /ˈaɪ ən, ˈaɪ ɒn/ noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. an electrically charged atom or group of atoms formed by the loss or gain of one or more electrons, as a cation (positive ion) which is created by electron loss and is attracted to the cathode […]
[brek-fuh st] /ˈbrɛk fəst/ noun 1. the first meal of the day; morning meal: A hearty breakfast was served at 7 a.m. 2. the food eaten at the first meal of the day: a breakfast of bacon and eggs. verb (used without object) 3. to eat breakfast: He breakfasted on bacon and eggs. verb (used […]
/ˈpəʊstˌbʌs/ noun 1. (in Britain, esp in rural districts) a vehicle carrying the mail that also carries passengers