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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 particular, some relevant positivity and passivity properties are summarized in the following result for a single-input single-output (SISO) system by relating the time and frequency domains descriptions:
Examining the role of self-efficacy and the four components for the prediction of students' test anxiety, the result of the stepwise regression analysis (Table 3) showed that in the first step, the passivity alone predicted 25% (r=0.25) of the variance of the anxiety variable and in the second step by introducing the acting component to the regression model, the contribution of prediction of these two variables together reached 29% (r=0.29).
So, the passivity and passification analysis of nonlinear systems with time delays is worth to be discussed and researched.
This identification is problematic, however, because Spinoza allows for passive kinds of power-increase and happiness, whereas freedom and activity do not allow for passivity. Spinoza does argue that freedom/rationality/activity is the highest form of virtue/power/happiness, but that does not license an unqualified identification.
She, like so many of Kleist's characters, is hampered by a crippling passivity. Even her suicide, Huff argues, is passive, not autonomous freedom that key element of Schillerean ethics: "it is an act of violence without violence" (114).
I unfolded before Rocco my plan for a holiday of housewifely passivity, simultaneously massaging my pocket pitifully as if it were one of Tiresias's breasts.
Others might mark time, or fall back on total passivity. Being unprepared at a time when Obama might give Middle East peace a chance is intolerable.
"In seeking (quite rightly) trying to avoid passivity, we can get trapped in the fantasy that we don't need to receive and to learn."
TV Viewers captures the uncomfortable passivity with which viewers tend to watch television.
Regarding the materials used for prothesis was noticed passivity phenomenon (Rieu et al., 1991) which consists in formation of a compact small size and adherent to metallic layer protective film (3-100 [Angstrom]) by creating a barrier which determines kinetic inhibition of materials natural trend to react with contact medium (Rae, 1986).