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passive

US [ˈpæsɪv]
UK ['pæsɪv]
  • n.被动语态;动词被动形式
  • adj.消极的;被动的;(动词形式)被动语态的
  • Web被动式;无源;被动技能
Plural Form:passives  
passive
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adj.
1.
消极的;被动的accepting what happens or what people do without trying to change anything or oppose them
He played a passive role in the relationship.
他在他们的关系中处于被动地位。
a passive observer of events
列席观察员
2.
(动词形式)被动语态的connected with the form of a verb used when the subject is affected by the action of the verb, for exampleHe was bitten by a dog. is a passive sentence
n.
1.
[sing]
动词被动形式;被动语态the form of a verb used when the subject is affected by the action of the verb

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