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Definition of participle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

participle

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpɑrt̮əˌsɪpl//
 
(grammar)
 
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(in English) a word formed from a verb, ending in -ing (= the present participle ) or -ed, -en, etc. (= the past participle )
participial
 
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NAmE//ˌpɑrt̮əˈsɪpiəl//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: participle