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negative

or

inverse relationship

the relationship between two variables where an increase in one variable, such as PRICE, is associated with a decrease in another variable, such as QUANTITY DEMANDED. Compare POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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We have thus, as regards the opposition of positive and negative, three different sorts of duality, according as we are dealing with facts, image-propositions, or word-propositions.
(2) Image-propositions, which may be believed or disbelieved, but do not allow any duality of content corresponding to positive and negative facts;
(3) Word-propositions, which are always positive facts, but are of two kinds: one verified by a positive objective, the other by a negative objective.
Owing to these complications, the simplest type of correspondence is impossible when either negative facts or negative propositions are involved.
Free Cash Flow was negative $15.5 million for the second quarter 2019, compared with negative $150.3 million for the second quarter 2018.
Zika virus immunoglobulin M (IgM) testing of serum was completed on eight infants at birth; all test results were negative. Three of these eight infants were also tested for Zika virus RNA in urine and in serum; all test results were negative.
In schizophrenia, negative symptoms such as social withdrawal, avoidance, lack of spontaneity and flow of conversation, reduced initiative, anhedonia, and blunted affect are among the most challenging to treat.
Negative interest rates mean that banks are effectively charged to keep excess reserves at central banks They are imposed to encourage lending to the economy and discourage saving.
11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A negative chest radiograph (CXR) accurately excludes pneumonia in the majority of children, according to a study published in the September issue of Pediatrics.
Objectives: To study the role of positive and negative emotionality in predicting psychological distress like depression anxiety and stress in university students.
Negatively charged ions, which are most prevalent in natural places, have been shown to offer health benefits in several studies, but the volume of negative ions may vary a great deal from place to place.
ISLAMABAD -- A good night's sleep is incredibly important for health as sleeping less than eight hours is linked to repetitive negative thoughts like those seen in anxiety or depression, warns a recent study.