[Grammar] Is this passive voice?

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rambharosey

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Scientists now have the belief that ageing can be slowed down.

Is the above sentence (the first part:
Scientists now have the belief) in passive voice?
 

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Scientists now have the belief that ageing can be slowed down.

Is the above sentence (the first part:
Scientists now have the belief) in passive voice?

No. It's just another way of saying "Scientists now believe that ...". In the entirely unnatural passive, it would read "The belief that ageing can be slowed down is now held by scientists".
 
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