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Participant

A person or company with a stake in a venture. Examples of participants include a shareholder, an employee in a company, or a policyholder in an insurance policy.

participating

1. Of, relating to, or being an unusual class of preferred stock that participates with common stock in dividend increases according to a specified formula. For example, a participating preferred issue might require that any increases in dividends on common stock above $2 per share be shared equally with preferred. Compare nonparticipating.
2. Of or relating to a type of life insurance in which the insured shares in the insurer's investment success or lack of success. Owners of participating policies receive dividends from the insurer. Compare nonparticipating.
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Two students stated that extra credit should be given for students who participate more often.
To be eligible for the real estate professional rules, a taxpayer must materially participate in real property trades or businesses, rather than in business activities involving real estate transactions.
While some students may indeed be deterred from using drugs, the conventional wisdom (supported by empirical data) is that students who participate in extracurricular activities are some of the least likely to use drugs.
Because the government is capable of penalizing those who actually do participate in the shelter, and no harm to the Treasury results unless there is someone who participates, such overreaching seems both imprudent and unnecessary.
the opportunity to participate in hiring, training, scheduling, and paying one's own attendants; and
Librarians who participate actively in professional associations are likely
They also frequently play the role of McGruff, The Crime Dog, with sheriff's deputies at public functions and participate in a variety of role-playing exercises at the police academy.
For example, they "needed" to learn how to participate in daily life activities, especially on days when they felt depressed and/or experienced somatic pain.
Is there no place for those who are not ready to participate fully in the Mass?
An activity is a "significant participation activity" if it is a trade or business in which you participate for more than 100 hours during the tax year.
351(g) purposes, preferred stock is stock that is "limited and preferred as to dividends and does not participate in corporate growth to any significant extent.