Definition of participant in English:


Syllabification: par·tic·i·pant
Pronunciation: /ˌpärˈtisəpənt


A person who takes part in something: eager students would become firsthand participants in an archaeological exploration
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  • 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, party, member; entrant, competitor, player, contestant, candidate


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

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