The passage of this bill is vividly portrayed in the new film A Place at the Table.
The Republicans have spent the years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act insisting that it's a deficit-buster.
In retrospect, though, nothing about the history of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 suggests its passage was inevitable.
Six months after its passage they won't be able to deny children coverage if they have a pre-existing condition.
Rather, my wedding was an important rite of passage, one that all human beings should have the freedom to experience.
Down the passage they sped at the double, and out into the courtyard.
I am here only opening the fountains, and clearing the passage.
But the moment their grandmother's step was heard in the passage they flew to her.
The ship's company and the passengers were to remain on board during the passage.
Every one can judge for himself on inspection of the passage.
early 13c., "a road, passage;" late 13c., "action of passing," from Old French passage "mountain pass, passage" (11c.), from passer "to go by" (see pass (v.)). Meaning "corridor in a building" first recorded 1610s. Meaning "a portion of writing" is from 1610s, of music, from 1670s.
passage pas·sage (pās'ĭj)
A movement from one place to another.
The process of passing from one condition or stage to another.
A path, channel, or duct through, over, or along which something may pass.
An act of emptying, as of the bowels.
The process of passing or maintaining a group of microorganisms or cells through a series of hosts or cultures.
denotes in Josh. 22:11, as is generally understood, the place where the children of Israel passed over Jordan. The words "the passage of" are, however, more correctly rendered "by the side of," or "at the other side of," thus designating the position of the great altar erected by the eastern tribes on their return home. This word also designates the fords of the Jordan to the south of the Sea of Galilee (Judg. 12:5, 6), and a pass or rocky defile (1 Sam. 13:23; 14:4). "Passages" in Jer. 22:20 is in the Revised Version more correctly "Abarim" (q.v.), a proper name.