the perfect

noun

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: a verb tense that is used to refer to an action or state that is completed at the time of speaking or at a time spoken of

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“The perfect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20perfect. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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