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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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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.
or form, they confine women to the state of passiveness and ignorance
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.
The sculpture does not stand upright, but is presented as lying down, communicating a passiveness towards the internal meaning it contains.
All the more effective was Wright's comparison of the Jewish example in Germany and the passiveness of African Americans in the United States, which heightened the controversial aspect of Bigger's attitude during the patriotic era of the war and post-war years.
Offset that with a paucity of goals, a tendency to react rather than seize the initiative and dominate for 90 minutes, as well as a passiveness when the opposition are up and at 'em.
Perhaps it can be pieced together with the Negative Capability, that logos of empirical discovery, which Keats also called the "wise passiveness toward the lure of Beauty.
Kyrgyzstan transferred property to local governments, but municipal land management had remained poor owing to a proliferation of responsible agencies, lack of rule of law, corruption, and passiveness on the part of local governments.
In the writing center, that passiveness may be modified; for Gamache, the tutor needs to "value free and critical thought rather than uncritical acceptance, and I encourage active involvement in learning rather than passive compliance" (4).
According to this approach, the main characteristic of primitive conceptual life is the passiveness in front of nature through asserting that the mind of primitive consists of biological needs, namely and allegorically, it depends on stomach.
If we consider proactiveness as a continuum, passiveness is at one end of a spectrum and proactiveness is at the other.