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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
passage

Plural
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  1. A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.
    passage of scripture
    She struggled to play the difficult passages.
  2. Part of a path or journey.
    He made his passage through the trees carefully, mindful of the stickers.
  3. (dressage) A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot.
  4. The official approval of a bill or act by a parliament.
    The company was one of the prime movers in lobbying for the passage of the act.
  5. An artistic term describing use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.
  6. A passageway or corridor.
  7. (caving) An underground cavity, formed by water or falling rocks, which is much longer than it is wide.
  8. (slang) The vagina.

Translations

See also

rite of passage


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

passage f

  1. A paragraph or section of text with particular meaning. ~ of scripture.

French

Etymology

From passer + -age

Pronunciation

Noun

passage m. (plural passages)

  1. The act of going through a place or event.
  2. The time when such an act occurs.
  3. (uncountable) Circulation, traffic, movement.
  4. (astronomy) Moment when a star or planet occults another,or crosses a meridian.
  5. A short stay.
  6. A trip or travel, especially by boat.
  7. The act of going from a state to another.
  8. Graduation from a school year.
  9. The act of making something undergo a process.
  10. the act of handing something to someone.
  11. An access way.
  12. A laid out way allowing to go across something.
  13. An alley or alleyway off-limits to cars.
  14. A paragraph or section of text or music.

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