Passive

Business / Finance / Passive: Income or loss from business activities in which a person does not materially participate, such as a limited partnership.

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Passive Adjective Synonyms: inactive, non-aggressive, inert, motionless, unresponsive, quiet, calm, tranquil, serene, placid, still, idle, unmoving, unmoved, impassive, untouched, cool, indifferent, phlegmatic, uninterested, uninvolved, dispassionate, apathetic, lifeless, listless
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Passive Investing

Business / Finance / Passive Investing: Putting money into a profitable business opportunity that is deemed passive by the IRS and thus benefits from tax deductions. MORE

Passive Portfolio Strategy

Business / Finance / Passive Portfolio Strategy: A strategy that involves minimal expectational input, and instead relies on diversification to match the performance of some market index. A passive strategy assumes that the marketplace will reflect MORE

Passive Losses

Business / Real Estate / Passive Losses: Losses left over when deductions for annual operating expenses, loan interest, and depreciation exceed annual rents. For tax purposes, passive losses can only be used to offset passive income. MORE

Passive Income

Business / Real Estate / Passive Income: Income generated when a person is not active in a business or occupation. Examples of situations where passive income is generated include limited partnerships or rental income remaining after allowab MORE

Passive Radiator

Technology / Home Audio / Passive Radiator: A type of bass reflex speaker enclosure that includes a 'passive' woofer in addition to the main woofer. The passive woofer isn't powered, but moves in response to changes in air pressure inside the c MORE

Passive Component

Technology / Home Audio / Passive Component: In a crossover system, a non-powered component used to separate an audio signal into a specified frequency band before it goes to a particular amplifier or driver. A passive device usually incurs some MORE

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