mediopassive

adjective
medio·​passive | \ "+ \

Definition of mediopassive

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or being a form or voice of a transitive verb which by origin is of the middle voice or is reflexive and shows by its meaning that it is developing toward passive use, or is used in both middle and passive meanings, or is used only in passive meanings

mediopassive

noun
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Definition of mediopassive (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mediopassive voice or form

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History and Etymology for mediopassive

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary medi- + passive

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“Mediopassive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mediopassive. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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