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participation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Participation  \Par*tic`i*pa"tion\,  n.  [F.  participation,  L. 
  participatio.] 
  1.  The  act  or  state  of  participating,  or  sharing  in  common 
  with  others  as  a  participation  in  joy  or  sorrows. 
 
  These  deities  are  so  by  participation.  --Bp. 
  Stillingfleet 
 
  What  an  honor,  that  God  should  admit  us  into  such  a 
  blessed  participation  of  himself!  --Atterbury. 
 
  2.  Distribution;  division  into  shares.  [Obs.]  --Raleigh. 
 
  3.  community;  fellowship;  association.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  participation 
  n  :  sharing  the  activities  of  a  group  "the  teacher  tried  to 
  increase  his  students'  engagement  in  class  activities" 
  [syn:  {engagement},  {involvement}]  [ant:  {non-engagement}, 
  {non-engagement},  {non-engagement}] 




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