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participatory

adjective par·tic·i·pa·to·ry \pär-ˈti-sə-pə-ˌtr-ē, pər-\

: providing the opportunity for people to be involved in deciding how something is done

Full Definition of PARTICIPATORY

:  characterized by or involving participation; especially :  providing the opportunity for individual participation <participatory democracy> <participatory management>
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First Known Use of PARTICIPATORY

1881

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