perfectum

noun

per·​fec·​tum
pə(r)ˈfektəm
plural -s
: an aspectual category of tenses in Latin that includes all which indicate that action or state is completed in contrast with those tenses which indicate that action or state is in progress compare infectum

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from neuter of Latin perfectus perfect

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“Perfectum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perfectum. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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