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verb [intransitive] participate pronunciation in American English /pɑrˈtɪsɪˌpeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyparticipate
he/she/itparticipates
present participleparticipating
past tenseparticipated
past participleparticipated
  1. to take part in something

    Members are eligible for a 50% savings on room rates at all hotels that are participating in the scheme.

    participate in:

    The rebels have agreed to participate in the peace talks.

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