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  • n. A verb form indicating that an action or state has been completed at the present time, in the past, or will be completed in the future.

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  • adj. a tense which expresses an act or state completed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)

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