participatory

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

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


PARTICIPATORY Defined for English Language Learners

participatory

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Definition of participatory for English Language Learners

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


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