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passive smoking

noun [U] uk   us  
the unwanted breathing in of other people's cigarette smoke, especially by people who do not smoke: Doctors say passive smoking has caused his lung cancer.
Translations of “passive smoking”
in Korean 간접 흡연…
in Arabic مُدخّن سَلبي…
in Portuguese fumo passivo…
in Catalan tabaquisme passiu…
in Japanese 間接喫煙(他人のタバコの煙を吸ってしまうこと)…
in Italian fumo passivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被動吸煙,吸二手煙…
in Russian пассивное курение…
in Turkish pasif içicilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被动吸烟…
in Polish bierne palenie…
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