participation

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noun par·tic·i·pa·tion \(ˌ)pär-ˌti-sə-ˈpā-shən, pər-\

Definition of participation

  1. 1 :  the act of participating

  2. 2 :  the state of being related to a larger whole

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14th Century

First Known Use of participation

14th century


PARTICIPATION Defined for Kids

participation

play
noun par·tic·i·pa·tion \pär-ˌti-sə-ˈpā-shən\

Definition of participation for Students

  1. :  the act of joining with others in doing something Class participation counts toward your grade.


Law Dictionary

participation

noun par·tic·i·pa·tion

Legal Definition of participation

  1. 1 :  the action or state of taking part in something: as a :  association with others in a relationship (as a partnership) or an enterprise usually on a formal basis with specified rights and obligations a loan made directly or in participation with a bank b :  profit sharing

  2. 2a :  something in which shares are taken by more than one party b :  something that results in a share (as of a distribution)



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