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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
positive, affirmationaffirmation, positifZustimmung, Bejahung, Bestätigung, Affirmation

ON: コウKUN: がえんじ.る
agreement, consent, comply with

ON: テイ, ジョウKUN: さだ.める, さだ.まる, さだ.か
determine, fix, establish, decide

Example sentences
ディベートとは肯定側と否定側で交わされる知的ゲームである。Parts: ディベート, とは, 肯定 (こうてい), (がわ), 否定 (ひてい), (がわ), 交わす (かわす), 知的 (ちてき), ゲーム, であるDebate is an academic game between the affirmative and the negative.

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