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passive
'pæsɪv
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Lacking in energy or will.
  2. Expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb.
  3. Peacefully resistant in response to injustice.
(名) As a noun
  1. The voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb.
Hyphenationpas•sive
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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被动bèidòngpassive
消极xiāojínegative; passive; inactive
静态jìngtàistatic; sedate; quiet; passive; (physics) static; steady-state; (electronics) quiescent
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