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passing in Death topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpassingpass‧ing1 /ˈpɑːsɪŋ $ ˈpæ-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 the passing of time/the years2 mention/note something in passing3 FINISH/COME TO AN ENDthe passing of something is the fact that it has ended The old regime was defeated, and few people mourned its passing.4 MXDIEthe passing of a person is their death – use this when you want to avoid using the word ‘death’ Nothing could fill the gap in her life left by his passing.
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passingIt may be difficult for the modern reader to grasp the emotional effect of his passing upon his people.His passing leaves a sore gap in his family circle and in his wider circle of friends and acquaintances.In passing, we can note that one proposal for spaceflight is to use the pressure of photons from the Sun.They lost the game partly because of ineffective passing.This resulted in the passing of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 which introduces a strict liability regime for defective products.Other parents equate education with the passing of examinations.the passing of the Cold WarThe passing of the Liverpool Corporation Act 1921 set the stage for inter-war policing.Animals walked there, the vibration of their passing stirring Tallis from her earthly sleep.