perfective


per·fec·tive

adjective \pər-ˈfek-tiv also ˈpər-fik-\

Definition of PERFECTIVE

1
archaic
a :  tending to make perfect
b :  becoming better
2
:  expressing action as complete or as implying the notion of completion, conclusion, or result <perfective verb>
perfective noun
per·fec·tive·ly adverb
per·fec·tive·ness noun
per·fec·tiv·i·ty \pər-ˌfek-ˈti-və-tē also ˌpər-fik-\ noun

First Known Use of PERFECTIVE

1596

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