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participate

verb [I]  us   /pɑrˈtɪs·əˌpeɪt/
to be or become involved in an activity: The teacher tries to get everyone to participate in the classroom discussion.
participation
noun [U]  us   /pɑrˌtɪs·əˈpeɪ·ʃən/
Participation in the program was voluntary.
participatory
adjective  /pɑrˈtɪs·ə·pəˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
Participatory sports are becoming more popular.
Translations of “participate”
in Arabic يُشارِك…
in Korean 참여하다…
in Malaysian menyertai…
in French participer (à)…
in Turkish katılmak, iştirak etmek, yer almak…
in Italian partecipare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 參與,參加…
in Russian участвовать…
in Polish uczestniczyć…
in Vietnamese tham dự…
in Spanish participar (en)…
in Portuguese participar…
in Thai มีส่วนร่วม…
in German teilnehmen…
in Catalan participar…
in Japanese (活動などに)参加する, 加わる…
in Indonesian berperan serta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参与,参加…
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