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affirmatives

noun
plural of affirmative

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a vote or decision for something
  • we have five affirmatives and two negatives for forming the committee

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“Affirmatives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/affirmatives. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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