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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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Wives appear and withdraw with similar passiveness.
This, in Mickovski's view, was an epoch of political paralysis, inactivity, political passiveness, that only contributed to the inefficiency of the Soviet system in confronting the real political and economic challenges of that period.
Cuba's worst enemy is not imperialism and its local paid followers, but our mistakes," he said, complaining that many Cuban citizens appear to be afflicted by "a psychological barrier made of inertia, passiveness, moral duplicity, indifference and lack of sensitivity.
The damage wrought by extremism was only as harmful as the passiveness and reticence we saw when moderation and resolve was required.
His passiveness in the saddle, do as little as you can for as long as you can, is Walsh all over.
The Milevi sisters complained in addition about the authorities' passiveness in respect of the noise produced by the electronic games club and the office.
EPA charged that passiveness of FPC in the case is at odds with the social environment responsibility for renowned major enterprises worldwide.
Etymologically from passio: suffering, passiveness.
There's no room for passiveness when gunning for the Pac-10 championship, and we had very passive play," Caldwell said.
In that kind of climate, spectators' passiveness can be seen as implicit consent, so some clergy said the civility resolution was all the more necessary.
Conversely, not having sex for a period of a few months causes a significant drop in testosterone levels in both males and females, with the corresponding passiveness and decrease in aggression.
If I can find a way to get the piano to overcome its passiveness and get to that kind of stylish aggression, then I'll have a niche.