from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The verb tense expressing action completed at the present time, formed in English by combining the present tense of have with a past participle, as in He has spoken.
- n. A verb in the present perfect tense.
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- n. A perfect tense that expresses action in the past (usually completed) with consequences in the present time.
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- n. a perfective tense used to express action completed in the present
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