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past participle in Grammar topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpast participleˌpast ˈparticiple ●●○ noun [countable] technical 🔊 🔊 SLGthe form of a verb used with the verb ‘to have’ in perfect tenses (for exampleeaten’ in ‘I have eaten’), or with the verb ‘to be’ in the passive (for example ‘changed’ in ‘it was changed’), or sometimes as an adjective (for example ‘broken’ in ‘a broken leg’)