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noun 
  1. (context, grammar) A form of a verb that may function as an adjective or noun. When combined with a form of auxiliary verbs, such as have or be, they form certain tenses or moods of the verb.
The past of "to love" is "loved".
The present of "to go" is "going".
Translations: 
  • Dutch: deelwoord(nl)n
    • Finnish: partisiippi(fi)
    • French: participe(fr)m
    • German: Partizip(de)n
    • Italian: participio(it)m
    • Spanish: participio(es)m
    Etymology: From Old French, participle (1388), "a noun-adjective", variant of participe, from participium.


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