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participial

[ pahr-tuh-sip-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌpɑr təˈsɪp i əl /
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adjective
of or relating to a participle.
similar to or formed from a participle.
noun
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Origin of participial

1560–70; <Latin participiālis, equivalent to participi(um) participle + -ālis-al1

OTHER WORDS FROM participial

par·ti·cip·i·al·i·ty, nounpar·ti·cip·i·al·ly, adverb
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