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Definition of affirmative noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

affirmative

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈfərmət̮ɪv//
 
(formal)
 
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a word or statement that means “yes”; an agreement or a confirmation She answered in the affirmative (= said “yes”). opposite negative
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: affirmative