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/ˈfɔlsˈpɒz ɪ tɪv/
a test result that is incorrect because the test indicated a condition or finding that does not exist:
a false-positive for syphilis.
a person who receives this test result.
any screening test result that incorrectly detected or classified a person or thing:
A false-positive at the airport could cause you to miss your flight.
a person or thing identified by such a test.
pertaining to or being a false-positive:
The test has a false-positive rate of 4%.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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