passive or active voice

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Is the verb in this sentence in an active or passive voice?

 

A press conference was held by Mr. Rickey.  

asked Jan 13 '13 at 17:00 Tracie Rogiers New member

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It is a passive voice sentence.

He wrote a letter. (active voice verb)

A letter was written by him. (passive voice verb)

link comment answered Jan 14 '13 at 14:56 Z. A. Jazley Contributor

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