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synonyms for passively

  • calmly
  • peaceably
  • peacefully
  • quietly
  • without resistance
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Nearly 60 percent of the higher-education institutions polled in April by the nonprofit group Educause said they were using or considering “passive video surveillance of students” during exams.
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If he doesn’t agree with them, then it’s actually to your husband’s credit that he won’t adopt your methods — though resistance so passive can make someone stricter out of frustration.
CAROLYN HAX: THE PARENT WHO HAS TO BE THE ‘BAD COP’ IS FEELING BLUECAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They recognize that by making it more challenging for consumers, they will likely be passive and accept cookies or not prevent their data from being sold.
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The HomePod Mini is wrapped in fabric and has a single driver inside as well as two passive radiators and a sound guide.
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If you want to go for passive investing, there are nearly endless options for ETFs that focus on issues ranging from diversity in the management ranks to emissions to social equality.
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The older model lacked a woofer, Chan said, and instead relied on a smaller speaker technology known as a passive radiator.
HERE’S WHAT GOOGLE’S NEW NEST AUDIO SPEAKERS ARE LIKEJONATHANVANIAN2015OCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
The sound quality should also get a boost from the excellent passive noise reduction you typically get from forming a tight seal in your ear canal.
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The platform is used actively for purchases — and planning future purchases — in a way that other platforms provide more passive consumption.
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He talked about his connections, his earnings and the ways he’d learned to generate passive income, money that comes with minimal time invested.
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Being the hereditary Datto, the inhabitants of the valley generally sympathized with him, at least passively.
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