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English definition of “partake”

partake

verb [I] (TAKE PART)    /pɑːˈteɪk/ US  /pɑːr-/ (partook, partaken) old-fashioned or formal
to become involved with or take part in something: She was happy to partake in the festivities.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of partake verb (TAKE PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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