[Noun] Plural form: participants. Someone who takes part in something, for example, a game or a quiz. Example: There were thousands of participants in last year's London Marathon.
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Par·tic'i·pant adjective [ Latin participans , present participle of participare : confer French participant . See Participate .] Sharing; participating; having a share of part. Bacon. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/27
means an individual who has been determined to be eligible to participate in and who is receiving services (except follow-up services authorized under this title) under a program authorized by this title. Participation shall be deemed to commence on the first day, following determination of eligibility, on which the individual began receiving subsi... Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary055.htm
Participant: 1. In a clinical trial, someone who takes part in it. A participant may or may not have a disease. The term participant in this regard is synonymous with the term subject. 2. In health care benefits, a person who is eligible to receive health benefits under a health benefits plan. The term participant in this regard may refer to the em... Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=39537