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passing
British English: /ˈpɑːsɪŋ/
American English: /ˈpæsɪŋ/

Translation of passing in German:

noun

  • 1 (going by)
    (of time, years) Lauf, der
    (of winter) Vorübergehen, das
    (of old year) Ausklang, der
    (death)
    Ende, das
    Hinscheiden, das [formal] [euphemistic]
    in passing
    beiläufig (bemerken usw.)
    flüchtig (begrüßen)

adjective

  • 1 (going past)
    vorbeifahrend (Zug, Auto)
    vorbeikommend (Person)
    vorbeiziehend (Schatten)
    they depend on the passing trade
    sie sind von der Laufkundschaft abhängig
    with every passing moment
    von Minute zu Minute

adverb

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