Definition of participant in English:

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Pronunciation: /pɑːˈtɪsɪp(ə)nt/


A person who takes part in something: staff are to be active participants in the decision-making process
More example sentences
  • Surely the participants in these discussions are the living proof of Boris's thesis.
  • It works as a conference call and the participants take part from the comfort of their own homes.
  • It is even more surprising when that person is engaged in the art of politics as an active participant.
participator, contributor, sharer, party, member, partaker;
entrant, competitor, player, contestant, contender, candidate


Late Middle English: from Latin participant-, literally 'sharing in', from the verb participare (see participate).

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