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im•per•fec•tive



Pronunciation: (im"pur-fek'tiv), [key] Gram.

adj.
noting an aspect of the verb, as in Russian, that indicates incompleteness of the action or state at a temporal point of reference.

n.
1. the imperfective aspect.
2. a verb in this aspect.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

imperfectionimperfect stage
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