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participant

[pahr-tis-uh-puh nt] /pɑrˈtɪs ə pənt/
noun
1.
a person or group that participates; partaker.
adjective
2.
participating; sharing.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin participant- (stem of participāns), present participle of participāre. See participate, -ant
Related forms
participantly, adverb
unparticipant, adjective
Synonyms
1. participator, associate, contributor, colleague.
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Examples for participant
  • participants were to decide how much hot sauce to give to a participant purportedly taking part in a food-tasting study.
  • It's a blowout affair that includes an unlimited number of roasted ears for every participant.
  • So, judge not the sport, but rather the individual participant.
  • So the verification was not perfect, only being able to show if a participant had smoked within the last few days.
  • In both instances, one is ultimately a participant in a conversation.
  • As a corollary he says that meetings should never end without an agreement on what next step each participant is expected to take.
  • The balance of cost and reliability then tips in favor of the human participant, expensive though it is to bring him to the scene.
  • Each participant's intelligence was measured before taking the first test and after each training session.
  • The two pictures were always of people of the same race, but were only sometimes the same race as the participant.
  • We recorded their reaction times and found that responses were much faster when the participant was not attracted to someone.

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