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passive

adjective   /ˈpæs·ɪv/
B1 In grammar, a passive verb or sentence is one in which the subject is affected by the action. For example ‘It was written by a child’ is a passive sentence. en voz pasiva
letting things happen to you and not taking action pasivo He’s very passive in the relationship.
(Definition of passive from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

passive

adjective /ˈpӕsiv/
showing no interest, emotion etc , or not resisting an attack etc pasivo The villagers showed passive resistance to the enemy
(linguistics) of the form of the verb used when the subject receives the action of the verb, for example in the sentence ’The boy was bitten by the dog’. (voz) pasiva
passively adverb
pasivamente, con pasividad
passiveness noun
pasividad
passivity noun
pasividad
passive smoking noun
the fact of breathing in smoke from other people’s cigarettes Fumador Pasivo the dangers of passive smoking.
(Definition of passive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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