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participate

verb [I] uk   /pɑːˈtɪs.ɪ.peɪt/ us    /pɑːrˈtɪs.ə-/
B2 to take part in or become involved in an activity: She never participates in any of our discussions, does she?Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
participatory
adjective uk   /pɑːˌtɪ.sɪˈpeɪ.tər.i/ us    /pɑːrˈtɪs.ə.pəˌtɔːr-/
Participatory sports are becoming more popular.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
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