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“past participle” in British English

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past participlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpɑːst pɑː ˈtɪs.ɪ.pəl/ us /ˌpæst ˈpɑːr.tɪ.sɪ.pəl/

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".

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(Definition of “past participle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“past participle” in American English

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past participlenoun [ C ]

us /ˈpæst ˈpær·təˌsɪp·əl, -sə·pəl/

grammar a form of a verb that is used to show past action or to make perfect tenses and adjectives:

"Sung" is the past participle of the verb "sing."

(Definition of “past participle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)