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Definición de “passing” en inglés

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passingnoun

uk   /ˈpɑː.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈpæs.ɪŋ/

passing noun (CONVERSATION)

in passing If something is said in passing, it is said while talking about something else and is not the main subject of a conversation: When asked if he had told the police about the incident, Mr Banks said he had mentioned it in passing to a detective.

passing noun (TIME)

the passing of time/the years the process of time passing: My parents seem to have mellowed with the passing of the years. [S] the death or end of someone or something: Ten years after her death, the public still mourns her passing. the passing of the old year

passingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈpɑː.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈpæs.ɪŋ/

passing adjective [before noun] (GOING PAST)

moving past: A passing motorist stopped and gave her a lift to the nearby town.

passing adjective [before noun] (TIME)

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. used to refer to a period of time that is going past: The situation seems to become more hopeless with each/every passing day.
Traducciones de “passing”
en chino (tradicionál) 談話…
en ruso проходящий, мимолетный…
en turco geçici, kısa süren, ömrü kısa olan…
en chino (simplificado) 谈话…
en polaco przelotny…
(Definition of passing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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