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English definition of “past participle”

past participle

noun [C] uk   us  
the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect: The past participle of 'cook' is 'cooked'.Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
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