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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 global integrated passive device market is experiencing steady growth in the forecast period with regards to continuous research and development activities, to bring necessary innovations in integrated passive devices market.
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That was a driver for Stony Brook University in New York, which installed passive optical in its Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology in 2010.