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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.
4. to take or have a part in; share.
[1555–65; back formation from partaking, Middle English part taking, translation of Latin participātiō participation]
par•tak′er, n.
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[pɑːrˈtʊk] pt of partakepart owner part-owner [ˌpɑːrtˈəʊnər] ncopropriétaire 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
(gen)règlement m partiel
in part payment for sth → en règlement partiel de qch
(= deposit) → arrhes fpl
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References in classic literature ?
Unless some particular festivity was going forward, the inmates of Marheyo's house retired to their mats rather early in the evening; but not for the night, since, after slumbering lightly for a while, they rose again, relit their tapers, partook of the third and last meal of the day, at which poee-poee alone was eaten, and then, after inhaling a narcotic whiff from a pipe of tobacco, disposed themselves for the great business of night, sleep.
Their writings sprang immediately from the soul-and partook intensely of that soul's nature.
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RIYADH, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- The meeting of Foreign Ministers of Arab and African nations bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden agreed on Wednesday to form an entity including seven countries that partook in this meeting: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Yemen, Somalia and Jordan.
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