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Positive Degree - Glossary of Terms


Positive Degree

The term positive degree refers to adjectives or adverbs and means that no comparison is being made. (i.e., It is the normal form of an adjective or adverb.)

Examples:

a tall tree (positive degree of "tall") a taller tree (comparative degree of "tall")

Interactive example:
 
Neil's enormous arm was thicker than Melvin's leg. [show me the positive degree]
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