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principal parts

noun plural

grammar : the main forms of a verb

Full Definition of PRINCIPAL PARTS

:  a series of verb forms from which all the other forms of a verb can be derived including in English the infinitive, the past tense, and the present and past participles

First Known Use of PRINCIPAL PARTS

1870

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