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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 par·tic·i·pa·tion /(ˌ)pɑrˌtɪsəˈpeʃən, pɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·tic·i·pa·tion n.
 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.]
 3. Community; fellowship; association. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the
           teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in
           class activities" [syn: engagement, involvement, involution]
           [ant: non-engagement, non-engagement, non-engagement]
      2: the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows
         or partners etc.) [syn: involvement]