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participation

[ pahr-tis-uh-pey-shuhn ]
/ pɑrˌtɪs əˈpeɪ ʃən /
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noun
an act or instance of participating.
the fact of taking part, as in some action or attempt: participation in a celebration.
a sharing, as in benefits or profits: participation in a pension plan.
adjective
of or relating to a venture characterized by more than one person, bank, or company participating in risk or profit: a participation loan.
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Origin of participation

1325–75; <Late Latin participātiōn-, stem of participātiō (see participate, -ion); replacing Middle English participacioun<Anglo-French <Late Latin, as above

OTHER WORDS FROM participation

pre·par·tic·i·pa·tion, nounun·der·par·tic·i·pa·tion, noun
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