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[pahr-tuh-sip-ee-uh l] /ˌpɑr təˈsɪp i əl/ Grammar

of or relating to a .
similar to or formed from a .
a .

1590s, from Middle French participial and directly from Latin participialis, from participium (see participle). As a noun from 1560s.


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