Bedeutung von “passive” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈpæsɪv/

B2 letting things happen to you and not taking action:

Women at that time were expected to be passive.

B1 A passive verb or sentence is one in which the subject does not do or cause the action but is affected by it. For example 'He was released from prison.' is a passive sentence.

(Definition von “passive adjective” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)