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English definition of “participle”

participle

noun [C]  /ˈpɑr·t̬əˌsɪp·əl, -sə·pəl/ us  
grammar a form of a verb, often ending in "-ed" or "-ing" and used with auxiliary verbs to make verb tenses, or to form adjectives
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