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Negative – AWL word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:



  • The two forms of this word that you need are negative and negatively.
  • It is extremely useful in writing about disadvantages.
  • You should note that negative is a noun as well as an adjective and that you can write about the negatives of something
  • It is commonly used with its opposite positive
  • Some common collocations include:
negative attitude
negative effect/result


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