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noun 
  1. (grammar) The form in which the subject of a verb is the receiver of some action.
Example: The ball was kicked by Fred. which, in the active voice would be Fred kicked the ball.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: lijdende vorm
    • Finnish: passiivi(fi)
    • French: mode passif
    • Italian: forma passiva , passivo

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