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par·tic·i·pa·tion

 (pär-tĭs′ə-pā′shən)
n.
The act of taking part or sharing in something: Teachers often encourage class participation.

par·tic′i·pa′tion·al adj.

par•tic•i•pa•tion

(pɑrˌtɪs əˈpeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of participating.
2. a sharing, as in benefits.
[1325–75; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.participation - the act of sharing in the activities of a groupparticipation - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
group action - action taken by a group of people
commitment - an engagement by contract involving financial obligation; "his business commitments took him to London"
intervention, intercession - the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.); "it occurs without human intervention"
group participation - participation by all members of a group
non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation - withdrawing from the activities of a group
2.participation - the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"

participation

noun taking part, contribution, partnership, involvement, assistance, sharing in, joining in, partaking his reluctant participation in religious activities

participation

noun
The act or fact of participating:
Translations
إشْتِراك، مُشارَكَه
účast
deltagelse
részvétel
òátttaka
sodelovanjeudeležba
katılımkatılma

participation

[pɑːˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃən] Nparticipación f (in en)
see also audience

participation

[pɑːrˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃən] nparticipation f
participation in sth → participation à qch
Your participation in the debate would be welcome → Votre participation au débat serait la bienvenue.

participation

nBeteiligung f; (in competition etc) → Teilnahme f; (= worker participation)Mitbestimmung f; participation in the profitsGewinnbeteiligung f

participation

[pɑːˌtɪsɪˈpeɪʃn] n partecipation (in)partecipazione f (a)

participate

(paːˈtisipeit) verb
to be one of a group of people actively doing something. Did you participate in the discussion?
parˌticiˈpation noun
parˈticipant, parˈticipator nouns
a person who participates (in a particular activity). the participants in the Olympic Games.

participation

n participación f
References in classic literature ?
In every other respect, the captive seemed at liberty; still he was excluded from all participation in the discourse, and possessed much more of the air of some finely molded statue than a man having life and volition.
It was a three days' fete; the style and choice of amusements left to the guests, and an equal and active participation by no means necessary or indispensable.
I honor those good men and women for their noble daring, and applaud them for willingly subjecting them- selves to bloody persecution, by openly avowing their participation in the escape of slaves.
All I had gathered from it amounted to this,--that there was a mystery at Thornfield; and that from participation in that mystery I was purposely excluded.
Steerforth only nodded; but with such a pleased expression of interest, and of participation in Mr.
I have an impression that they were to be contributed eventually towards the liquidation of the National Debt, but I know I had no hope of any personal participation in the treasure.
Are we entitled by nature and compact to a free participation in the navigation of the Mississippi?
We cannot err in supposing that the former would contend for a participation in the government, fully proportioned to their superior wealth and importance; and that the latter would not be less tenacious of the equality at present enjoyed by them.
But, by degrees, watch-chains, necklaces, parti-colored scarfs, embroidered bodices, velvet vests, elegantly worked stockings, striped gaiters, and silver buckles for the shoes, all disappeared; and Gaspard Caderousse, unable to appear abroad in his pristine splendor, had given up any further participation in the pomps and vanities, both for himself and wife, although a bitter feeling of envious discontent filled his mind as the sound of mirth and merry music from the joyous revellers reached even the miserable hostelry to which he still clung, more for the shelter than the profit it afforded.
Her look and manners were open, cheerful, and engaging as ever, but without any symptom of peculiar regard, and I remained convinced from the evening's scrutiny, that though she received his attentions with pleasure, she did not invite them by any participation of sentiment.
Consider," said Aramis, "if you admit divine justice and its participation in the things of this world, that woman was punished by the will of heaven.
Though the company, by treaty, have a right to a participation only, in the trade of these regions, and are, in fact, but tenants on sufferance; yet have they quietly availed themselves of the original oversight, and subsequent supineness of the American government, to establish a monopoly of the trade of the river and its dependencies; and are adroitly proceeding to fortify themselves in their usurpation, by securing all the strong points of the country.

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