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passive smoking

noun
1.
the inhaling of cigarette, cigar, and pipe smoke of others, especially by a nonsmoker in an enclosed area.
Also called passive inhalation.
Origin of passive smoking
1970-1975
First recorded in 1970-75
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British Dictionary definitions for passive smoking

passive smoking

noun
1.
the inhalation of smoke from other people's cigarettes by a nonsmoker
Derived Forms
passive smoker, noun
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Contemporary definitions for passive smoking
noun

involuntary inhaling of smoke created by others

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