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"participate" in British English

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participateverb [I]

uk   /pɑːˈtɪs.ɪ.peɪt/  us   /pɑːrˈtɪs.ə-/
B2 to take ​part in or ​becomeinvolved in an ​activity: She never participates in any of ​ourdiscussions, does she?

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participatory
adjective uk   /pɑːˌtɪ.sɪˈpeɪ.tər.i/  us   /pɑːrˈtɪs.ə.pəˌtɔːr-/
Participatory ​sports are ​becoming more ​popular.
(Definition of participate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"participate" in American English

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participateverb [I]

 us   /pɑrˈtɪs·əˌpeɪt/
to be or ​becomeinvolved in an ​activity: The ​teachertries to get everyone to participate in the ​classroomdiscussion.
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.
(Definition of participate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"participate" in Business English

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participateverb [I]

uk   us   /pɑːˈtɪsɪpeɪt/
to take ​part in an ​event or ​activity: participate in sth All ​staff are encouraged to participate in the ​project. Several ​hotels are participating in the ​program.
FINANCE to receive a ​share of the ​profits of a ​company: participate in sth All our ​employees participate in ​profits, when there are any.
(Definition of participate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “participate”
in Korean 참여하다…
in Arabic يُشارِك…
in Malaysian menyertai…
in French participer (à)…
in Russian участвовать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 參與,參加…
in Italian partecipare…
in Turkish katılmak, iştirak etmek, yer almak…
in Polish uczestniczyć…
in Spanish participar (en)…
in Vietnamese tham dự…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 参与,参加…
in Indonesian berperan serta…
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