Translation of "passive" - English-Turkish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈpæsɪv/ us

B2 letting things happen to you and not taking action

pasif, hareketsiz, ilgisiz
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.

(dilbilgisi) edilgen, edilgen çatı

(Translation of “passive adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)