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English definition of “participant”

participant

noun [C]     /pɑːˈtɪs.ɪ.pənt/ US  /pɑːrˈtɪs.ə-/
C1 a person who takes part in or becomes involved in a particular activityTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of participant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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