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passive  

EN[ˈpæs.ɪv]
US
Fpassif WPassif
  • En comptabilité, on distingue :
  • le passif (comptabilité) du bilan c'est-à-dire la partie du bilan qui regroupe les capitaux propres,
  • les passifs,
  • En grammaire, la voix passive est une possibilité parmi d'autres d'énoncer l'action verbale.
  • NomPLpassivesSUF-ive
    1. NU (grammar) The passive voice of verbs.
      1. NC (grammar) A form of a verb that is in the passive voice.
      2. AdjectifCOMmore passiveSUPmost passive
        1. Being subjected to an action without producing a reaction.
          1. Taking no action.
            1. He remained passive during the protest.
          2. (grammar) Being in the passive voice.
            1. (psychology) Being inactive and submissive in a relationship, especially in a sexual one.
              1. (finance) Not participating in management.
                1. (aviation) Without motive power.
                  1. a passive balloon; a passive aeroplane; passive flight, such as gliding and soaring
              2. Plus d'exemples
                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                  • In theory, an ECF overload could be the origin of high levels of BP that increase arterial stiffness due to acute vascular passive overdistension (enlargement).
                  • In these uncertain times, I am disposed towards caution. ‎ (Used here intransitively in the passive voice)
                  • Certainly the wishful dreaming of the passive film-goer is exploited by the film producer — but why does the film-goer permit himself to be controlled by his wishful dreaming?
                2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                  • Passive solar energy utilizes building constituents such as walls, floors, roofs, windows, exterior building elements and landscaping to control heat generated by sun.

              Meaning of passive for the defined word.

              Grammaticalement, ce mot "passive" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum.
              • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                1. Adjectifs
                  • Noms
                    • Noms Dénombrable
                      • Singularia tantum
                        • Noms Indénombrable
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                    1. fr passive
                    2. en passively
                    3. fr passivez
                    4. fr passiver
                    5. en passives
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