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- n. The form of a transitive verb in which its subject receives the action.
- n. Any construction that obscures the agent of an action, or the agency of said agent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See under Passive, a.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
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