EG: My roof was damaged by the storm. - (The storm caused the damage, but the cause is less important to me than the damage to my roof, because I will have to repair it.)
It is also called the Passive Voice.
See Also: Active; Ergative Verb; Middle Verb; Mood; Passive Index
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