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mediopassive_voice

mediopassive

English

Alternative forms

  • medio-passive

Adjective

mediopassive (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Of a grammatical voice in which the actor of a stative verb is not expressed. This is a special type of passive voice, which is the general phenomenon of the actor of a verb not being expressed.

Translations

Noun

mediopassive (plural mediopassives)

  1. (grammar) A grammatical voice in which the actor of a stative verb is not expressed.

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