participar
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participar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to take part; used with "en")
a. to participate in
Mi hermano decidió participar en un triatlón.My brother decided to participate in a triathlon.
b. to take part in
Participó en los Juegos Olímpicos.He took part in the Olympic Games.
2. (to give to others; used with "de")
a. to share
Participó de su conocimiento para el bien de todos.She shared her knowledge for the good of all.
3. (finance; used with "en")
a. to have a share in
Carlos Slim participa en varias empresas.Carlos Slim has shares in several companies.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to notify)
a. to inform
Les quiero participar los acontecimientos más recientes.I want to inform you of the latest developments.
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participar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (colaborar, intervenir)
a. to take part, to participate
2. (finance)
a. to have a share
participaron diez corredores/equiposten runners/teams took part o participated
todo el mundo participó con entusiasmo en la limpieza del ríoeveryone joined in enthusiastically in cleaning up the river
3. (recibir)
a. to receive a share
4. (compartir)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
participar deto share
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
participar algo a alguiento notify somebody of something
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participar
intransitive verb
1 (tomar parte) to take part; participate (formal)
participar en un concurso to take part o participate in a competition; 20 países participarán en la cumbre 20 countries will take part in the summit; participar en una carrera to take part in a race
2 (Economía)
participar en una empresa to own shares in a company; participar de los beneficios to share in the profits; participar de o en una herencia to share in an estate
3 (compartir)
participar de una cualidad/opinión to share a quality/an opinion
transitive verb
(informar) to inform
participar algo a algn to inform sb of sth
le participo que está usted muy equivocado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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participar en
to take part in
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