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non-participation Line breaks: non-partici¦pa¦tion

Definition of non-participation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The fact or condition of not being involved with or participating in something: the government’s non-participation in the war is tactical the teacher didn’t seem to mind their non-participation
More example sentences
  • I asked the recipients who would still not participate for the reasons for their non-participation.
  • We need to listen to what the young are saying to us through their non-participation.
  • The candidates all believe they can buck the long-running trend of student non-participation.

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