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Past tense of partake.
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the past tense of partake
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v. -took, -tak•en, -tak•ing. v.i.
1. to take part in along with others (usu. fol. by in): to partake in a celebration.
2. to receive, take, or have a portion (usu. fol. by of): to partake of a meal.
3. to have the nature or character (usu. fol. by of): feelings partaking of both joy and regret.v.t.
4. to take or have a part in; share.
[1555–65; back formation from partaking, Middle English part taking, translation of Latin participātiō participation]
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partook[pɑːrˈtʊk] pt of partakepart owner part-owner [ˌpɑːrtˈəʊnər] n → copropriétaire mf
He is a part owner of racehorses with Mick Channon → Il possède des chevaux de courses en copropriété avec Mick Channon., Il est copropriétaire de chevaux de courses avec Mick Channon.part payment n
(= deposit) → arrhes fpl
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