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  • participatory — [pär tis′əpə tôr΄ē, pər tis′əpə tôr΄ē] adj. 1. of or having to do with participation 2. allowing or providing for the participation of all members of a group [participatory democracy] * * * par·tic·i·pa·to·ry (pär tĭsʹə pə tôr ē, tōr ē) adj.… …   Universalium

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  • participatory — par*tic i*pa*tor y (p[aum]r*t[i^]s [i^]*p[u^]*t[^o]r [y^]), adj. Affording the opportunity for individual participation; as, participatory democracy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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