Definition of participative in US English:

participative

adjective

  • See participate

    • ‘The fact is that, in the last two decades of the twentieth century, eighty-one countries have shifted markedly in the direction of participative government and representative political institutions.’
    • ‘The Indonesian and French governments have signed a financial agreement to train 474 subdistrict officers in Aceh province in participative planning, the French Embassy in Indonesia said in a statement.’
    • ‘The concern here is less that immigrants fit the bill of a ‘British citizen’ than that they form appropriately participative and tolerant relationships with other members of British society.’
    • ‘The organisation is dedicated to the achievement of the full social, economic and educational integration of people with disabilities as equal, independent and participative members of the general community.’
    • ‘‘Compared with our existing lunchtime lectures and conversations with artists, this programme will be more participative, more in depth and dealing with more general themes,’ says Baker.’

Pronunciation

participative

/-pətiv/