passage

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpæsɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpæsɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pasij; also pə säzh for 2)


Inflections of 'passage' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
passages
v 3rd person singular
passaging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
passaged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
passaged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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passage

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the passage of time
  2. his passage into [adulthood, manhood]
  3. the rites of passage
  4. the passage of [a law, legislation]
  5. a passage from the [Bible, Koran]
  6. [read, share] a passage (from)
  7. a [long, short, meaningful] passage
  8. in the [following, final, previous] passage
  9. was looking for passage to [the New World, America]
  10. [free, pay for] passage to [the New World]
  11. were [afforded, assured, promised] safe passage (to)
  12. [looking, searching] for the northwest passage
  13. a [long, narrow, winding] passage
  14. has [a hidden, a secret, an underground] passage
  15. a passage [linking, leading to]
  16. the [nasal, rectal, respiratory] passages
  17. blocked [nasal] passages
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