Pronunciation: (im"pur-fek'tiv), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/imperfective.html on line 73 [key] Gram.
noting an aspect of the verb, as in Russian, that indicates incompleteness of the action or state at a temporal point of reference.
1. the imperfective aspect.
2. a verb in this aspect.
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