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Passive

Income or loss from business activities in which a person does not materially participate, such as a limited partnership.

Passive

Income (or loss) from an investment in which an individual does not directly participate. The most common types of passive income are rents from property one owns and income from a limited partnership. Some analysts consider income from dividends and coupons to be passive income while others do not. Passive income is taxable, but it is often treated differently from active income.
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The grouping variable for DFA was online sports betting policy (actively allow, passively allow, actively prohibit, passively prohibit), and the four classification variables were PDI, IDV, MAS, and UAI.
A client whose portfolio is passively invested can receive all the benefits of a separately managed account (SMA) program minus the expenses that sometimes support active management, such as hiring well-known managers, adding staff to search for bonds that might outperform the market, or purchasing expensive equipment and software for the purpose of timing the market.
When smoke from passively burning cigarettes was introduced in varying concentrations, subjects indicated when they were able to detect its presence.
On the other hand, vegetarians often become embittered by spiritual movements that appear to either actively protect meat-eating or passively accept it.
It is the fault of the Palestinian government for passively encouraging this violence.
NoseWorks acts by passively preventing collapse of the nasal valve during inhalation.
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All Saints will be especially effective in suggesting what holiness might mean today if we do not read it passively.
Apart from HIV, there is a host of other STDs that can be passively acquired: gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes," says Mass.
Like the Gennifer Flowers scandal in 1992, Hart's nomination had its own Bimbo-gate, but unlike Bill Clinton, Hart baited the press and then passively watched his campaign implode.
Davies refutes the notion of engineers and managers passively receiving and implementing orders in a command economy by showing the continuation of some market mechanisms and managerial entrepreneurialism.
April 19 /PRNewswire/ --The Vanguard Group of Investment Companies today introduced the first passively managed emerging markets mutual fund for individual investors.