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view main entry for passiveadjective  /ˈpæsɪv/
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  /pæˈsɪvəti/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: passivityClick to listen to the pronunciation of passivity
passivity British English pronunciation: passivityClick to listen to the pronunciation of passive /pæˈsɪvəti/  noun [uncountable]Lack of action or activity: inaction, avoidance, standstill, evasion, inertia, delay, stagnation, suspended animation, sidestep, a deafening silenceShowing no emotions and unaffected by emotions: blank, restrained, impassive, unemotional, emotionless, undemonstrative, passive, neutral, unresponsive, controlled

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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