imperfective

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adjective im·per·fec·tive \ˌim-pər-ˈfek-tiv\

Definition of imperfective

of a verb form or aspect

  1. :  expressing action as incomplete or without reference to completion or as reiterated — compare perfective

imperfective

noun

1887

First Known Use of imperfective

1887

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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