There are 3 translations of passing in Spanish:

passing1

Pronunciation: /ˈpæsɪŋ; ˈpɑːsɪŋ/

adj

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1 (going past) she hailed a passing taxi llamó a un taxi que pasaba
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    • Luckily a passing police car stopped and helped.
    • Demonstrators burned tyres and hurled stones at passing police cars.
    • A passing police car was flagged down by witnesses and although the car was chased along Northway Lane it managed to escape.
  • 2 2.1 [fad/fashion] pasajero; [glance] rápido 2.2 (casual) he made a passing reference to … se refirió al pasar or de pasada a … it was only a passing thought simplemente fue algo que se me ocurrió the subject was of more than passing interest to him estaba seriamente interesado en el tema
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    • You probably see passing references to the casualties, like daily box scores-just as brief and much more brutal.
    • I was aghast and horrified at the extent of human stupidity, and chalked it up to a quickly passing fad that would be soon go the way of foot binding.
    • It is only a brief passing reference but it contains a little of the evidence which was given in the Family Court on the interlocutory proceedings.

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

There are 3 translations of passing in Spanish:

passing2

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (of person) [formal, euphemistic/formal, eufemístico] fallecimiento (masculine) [formal], defunción (feminine) [formal]; (of custom) [formal], desaparición (feminine)
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    • The passing of the Cold War was therefore likely to unveil a new age of power politics, untrammelled by the checks and balances of the Cold War.
    • All of which becomes rather puzzling when considering that the spying profession was rendered entirely obsolete with the passing of the Cold War.
    • One major factor has been India's economic reform process, which began with the passing of the Cold War.
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    • Of those overcome by death and passing to another world, a father cannot hold back his son, nor relatives a relation.
    • In her mid-sixties and a frequent visitor to her old home in Parks, her sudden passing is a great loss to her loving family.
    • But that did not prevent rumours that it was due to her unhappiness about the marriage and speculation that her sudden passing had placed a curse on the union.
  • 2in passing (incidentally) al pasar, de pasada she mentioned it in passing lo mencionó al pasar or de pasada

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

There are 3 translations of passing in Spanish:

passing3

adv

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.