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Synonyms for affirmative

Synonyms for affirmative

giving assent

of a constructive nature

Synonyms for affirmative

a reply of affirmation

affirming or giving assent

expecting the best


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expressing or manifesting praise or approval

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On July 16, 2015, HUD published its final Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, which gives it the ability to greatly influence--and possibly control--zoning and land use at the local level.
For those who responded affirmatively to the question, the notion that an employer possesses any right to dictate how employees should spend their break time is egregious at best.
Second, in the alternative, are there times when a party should affirmatively stake out a right to discovery in the arbitration clause?
Those who responded affirmatively to six or more negative statements about Jews are considered to hold anti-Semitic attitudes.
The circuit court decided that because the information necessary to establish the diversity of the citizenship of some of the defendants was not reasonably available to Carolina, the district court should have permitted Carolina to plead its jurisdictional allegations as to those defendants on information and belief and without affirmatively asserting those defendants' citizenship.
In the second reading, 77 MPs voted affirmatively and 19 - negatively; in the third reading, 78 MPs voted affirmatively and 19 - negatively.
According to the official results of the referendum demanded by associations, and held on 1 December, 65.76% of Croats answered affirmatively the question of whether the constitution should be amended to define marriage as "the union between a man and a woman".
For more than 40 years the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 have required federal contractors and subcontractors to affirmatively recruit, hire, train and promote qualified veterans and people with disabilities.
She is a businesswoman who writes affirmatively of "climbing the ladder," which she did when she became the first African American vice president of Avon.
Jonuz writes that if all Balkan countries start thinking affirmatively in a direction of relaxing the nationalism, the ethno-romanticism in its aggressive sense, the preconditions for building a Balkan as "valley of lambs" is fulfilled and concludes that peace, well-being, extended hand, help, respect must first be developed among the neighbors.
General Counsel Mark Chandler responded affirmatively.
The first approach allows information to be sent to any participant or beneficiary who has "affirmatively consented" to receive plan information electronically.
I sat in that large class and noticed how many cops in attendance nodded affirmatively as she spoke.
In his ruling, Walton, of the District Court for the District of Columbia, wrote that the mandate requiring employers to provide contraceptive coverage in insurance plans "affirmatively compels the plaintiffs to violate their religious beliefs."