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English definition of “participate”

participate

verb [I]     /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     /pɑːˌtɪ.sɪˈpeɪ.tər.i/ US  /pɑːrˈtɪs.ə.pəˌtɔːr-/ adjective 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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