non·​pas·​sive ˌnän-ˈpa-siv How to pronounce nonpassive (audio)
: not passive
nonpassive recreational activities
… small landlords (less than $100,000 in adjusted gross income) may deduct up to $25,000 in rental losses from nonpassive income as long as they are active in the management of the property.Theodore Crone

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonpassive was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Nonpassive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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