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 constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

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 constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of passing in Spanish:

passing3

adv

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.