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participation

Line breaks: par¦tici|pa¦tion
Pronunciation: /pɑːˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃn
 
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Definition of participation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action of taking part in something: participation in chapel activities the scheme is based on employer participation
More example sentences
  • The Government may make a contribution to encourage participation in the scheme.
  • Americans engage in other forms of political participation in even fewer numbers than they vote.
  • So my reading and participation in these discussions is all targeted towards making things really happen.
Synonyms
involvement, taking part, part, engagement, contribution;

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin participatio(n-), from participat- (see participate).

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