Definisi 'passive'

English to English
adjective
1 lacking in energy or will Terjemahkan
Example:
Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself
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2 expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb Terjemahkan
Example:
academics seem to favor passive sentences
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3 Not active, but acted upon; suffering or receiving impressions or influences; as, they were passive spectators, not actors in the scene. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

adjective satellite
4 peacefully resistant in response to injustice Terjemahkan
Example:
passive resistance
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noun
5 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 Terjemahkan
Example:
`The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice
`The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive
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