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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.
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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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PNS Alamgir will also visit Aksaz Naval Base Marmaris and Antalya harbour, Turkey, from Thursday till November 15 and will participate in a joint Turkish Navy Exercise named "Mavi Balina14".
The results highlight that the percentage of youth aged 30 years or less who don't intend to participate in the upcoming presidential elections is twice the percentage of those aged older.
To establish a section 504 claim, a student-athlete must prove: (1) he has a disability as defined by the Act; (2) he is "otherwise qualified" to participate in interscholastic athletics or that he may be "otherwise qualified" via "reasonable accommodations"; (3) he is being excluded from participating in athletics solely because of his disability; and (4) he receives federal financial assistance.
As mentioned above, even though he did not individually materially participate in XYZ, he can combine his participation with D's.
In the 1980s, however, the Lutheran Synod determined to participate in the reunion process between the two largest Calvinistic Churches--the Dutch Reformed Church and the smaller Reformed Churches in the Netherlands.
Faculty researchers who participate at Summers of Discovery say the experience benefits them as well.
In order to obtain urban Indian adolescent perspectives on these materials, Indian youth from local high schools were recruited to participate in a series of focus groups.
Pieffer and Ingle were invited by 13eijing Music Festival Executive Director Hai Ou Zhu and Xing Yuan Dai of the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China to participate in the opening ceremonies of this international endeavor.
Several TEI members also stepped in front of the camera to participate in an IRS training video on the effects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on tax compliance and administration.
Eligible working families are believed to participate in the Food Stamp Program at a lower rate than the eligible population as a whole.
Two Forth Worth, Texas foundries--Fort Worth Aluminum Foundry and Midland Manufacturing Co.--have recently been certified to participate in a state environmental compliance program offered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
From the beginning NATO allowed non-NATO countries to participate (e.g., Australia).

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