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  • n. Abstract verb refers to a verbal aspect in verbs of motion that is multidirectional (as opposed to unidirectional), an indirect motion, or a repeated action or series of actions (instead of a single, completed action). Abstract verbs are always imperfective in aspect, even if they have prefixes normally associated with the perfective aspect.

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