Definition of participation in English:


Line breaks: par¦tici|pa¦tion
Pronunciation: /pɑːˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃn


[mass noun]
  • The action of taking part in something: participation in chapel activities the scheme is based on employer participation
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    • 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.
    involvement, taking part, part, engagement, contribution; sharing, association, partaking, joining in


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

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