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What is future perfect tense?

 

Definition
 

Future perfect tense is an absolute-relative tense that refers to a time located before a contextually determined temporal reference point that must be located in the future relative to the moment of utterance.

Example (English)
 
  • By that time, he will have returned.
  • Generic
      Future perfect tense is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Comrie 1985b 69–71

     

    Mish 1991 501


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