how to pass or use php array or variable in javascript

How to pass or use PHP array/variable in JavaScript?

Multidimensional PHP arrays are similar to multidimensional JSON objects. So shouldn’t be there a way to use a multidimensional PHP array in Javascript? Obviously, and there are ways. For example you can use AJAX to make a request and get the PHP array back in JSON format. However, why to make an AJAX call if the array is ready to be used already? Right.