Definition of 'passive resistance'
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The normal way of expressing discontent was engaging in a kind of indirect or passive resistance. America Past and Present (1995)The best resistance is passive resistance, existing outside their system as much as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Moreover I feel that the fascist attitude to life can only be overcome by passive resistance. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Definition of passive resistance from the Collins English Dictionary
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