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past perfect

[Subentry of past2, perfect]

Fr    plus-que-parfait

Synonym(s): pluperfect

Related term(s): anteriority, double-compound form, past anterior

Source(s): Comrie 1976: 53; Crystal 2003: 342; Dowty 1986: 37 (past perfect sentence); ELL: 5157; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 178 (= second perfect); Kroeger 2005: 161; Matthews 1997: 271; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 162 (past perfect tense); Richards etal. 1992: 269; Trask 1993: 210


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  partitive
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  passivization
  passivize
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