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participation

noun [U] uk   /pɑːˌtɪs.ɪˈpeɪ.ʃən/ us    /pɑːrˌtɪs.ə-/
the fact that you take part or become involved in somethingTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of participation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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