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English definition of “passing”

passing

adjective [before noun] (TIME)    /ˈpɑː.sɪŋ/ US  /ˈpæs.ɪŋ/
lasting only for a short time and not important or complete: I gave the restaurant a passing glance as I walked by, but I didn't notice who was in there. The matter is only of passing scientific interest.General words for movement describes a period of time that is going past: The situation seems to become more hopeless with each/every passing day.General words for movement
(Definition of passing adjective (TIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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