Definitions for participationpɑrˌtɪs əˈpeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. engagement, participation, involvement, involution(noun)

    the act of sharing in the activities of a group

    "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"

  2. participation, involvement(noun)

    the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)

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  1. participation(Noun)

    the act or process of participating

  2. participation(Noun)

    the state of being related to a larger whole

  3. participation(Noun)

    the process during which individuals, groups and organizations are consulted about or have the opportunity to become actively involved in a project or program of activity.

  4. participation(Noun)

    An ownership interest or profit-sharing right.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Participation(noun)

    the act or state of participating, or sharing in common with others; as, a participation in joy or sorrows

  2. Participation(noun)

    distribution; division into shares

  3. Participation(noun)

    community; fellowship; association

  4. Origin: [F. participation, L. participatio.]

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  1. Participation

    Participation in social science refers to different mechanisms for the public to express opinions - and ideally exert influence - regarding political, economic, management or other social decisions. Participatory decision making can take place along any realm of human social activity, including economic, political, management, cultural or familial. For well-informed participation to occur, it is argued that some version of transparency, e.g. radical transparency, is necessary, but not sufficient. It has also been argued that those most affected by a decision should have the most say while those that are least affected should have the least say in a topic.

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  1. participation

    Play a role

    The crew participated in the production

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'participation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3535

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'participation' in Nouns Frequency: #1478


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