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verb [intransitive]     partake pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepartaking
past tensepartook
past participlepartaken
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  1. 1
    old-fashioned to take or be given something to eat or drink
    partake of:

    Would you care to partake of some refreshments before your journey?

  2. 2
    formal to be involved in an activity
    partake in:

    Retailers who partake in the campaign should place a sticker in their window.

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