imperfective

adjective
im·​per·​fec·​tive | \ ˌim-pər-ˈfek-tiv How to pronounce imperfective (audio) \

Definition of imperfective

of a verb form or aspect
: expressing action as incomplete or without reference to completion or as reiterated — compare perfective

Other Words from imperfective

imperfective noun

First Known Use of imperfective

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Imperfective.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imperfective. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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