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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 ?
Effingham's personal property; all, or nearly all, of which was put into the possession of Temple, who was the only ostensible proprietor in the concern, while, in secret, the other was entitled to an equal participation in the profits.
Voice indeed, as being the token of pleasure and pain, is imparted to others also, and thus much their nature is capable of, to perceive pleasure and pain, and to impart these sensations to others; but it is by speech that we are enabled to express what is useful for us, and what is hurtful, and of course what is just and what is unjust: for in this particular man differs from other animals, that he alone has a perception of good and evil, of just and unjust, and it is a participation of these common sentiments which forms a family and a city.
Well, and do not all these qualities, which we have been enumerating, go together, and are they not, in a manner, necessary to a soul, which is to have a full and perfect participation of being?
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.
Young Bohemian maid, you confess your participation in the feasts, witches' sabbaths, and witchcrafts of hell, with ghosts, hags, and vampires?
But Alexey Alexandrovitch was not aware of this, and, on the contrary, being cut off from direct participation in governmental activity, he saw more clearly than ever the errors and defects in the action of others, and thought it his duty to point out means for their correction.
Nell's was unheard, for she, poor child, with her head drooping on his shoulder, had fallen asleep, and slept too soundly to be roused by any of his efforts to awaken her to a participation in his glee.
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.
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.
They likewise dwelt upon the cannibal propensities of the Happars, a subject which they were perfectly aware could not fail to alarm us; while at the same time they earnestly disclaimed all participation in so horrid a custom.
If they were "faithful unto death," they have their crown now--but no amount of faithfulness and legal shrewdness combined could legitimately drag the city into a participation in the promises of the prophecy.

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