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passive smoking

n
(Brewing) the inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes by a nonsmoker
passive smoker n

pas′sive smok′ing


n.
the inhaling of the cigarette, cigar, or pipe smoke of others, esp. by a nonsmoker in an enclosed area.
[1970–75]
Translations
passzív dohányzás

passive smoking

nfumo passivo
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