Example sentences for: affirmative

How can you use “affirmative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An NEA survey that asks whether you like to go to the theater, opera, ballet, etc., subtly begs for affirmative answers.

  • All praised Clinton for expanding his national dialogue on race by meeting at the White House with several leading doubters of affirmative action.

  • Affirmative action is good for you, supporters told the New York Times . The University of Michigan, for one, cites statistical evidence to argue that affirmative action benefits not only minority students but all students.

  • In California, Connerly led the successful referendum campaign against affirmative action.

  • Decrying a judge's interference with the affirmative-action initiative is more in keeping with general conservative complaints about "judicial activism"--but not in keeping with much previous conservative huffery on affirmative action itself.


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