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perfective

Fr    accompli, perfectif

adj

Antonym(s): imperfective

Related term(s): aoristic

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 342 (perfective verb); Doke 1935: 163; Matthews 1997: 271; Trask 1993: 204-205; Wales 1989: 342-343

nS

Synonym(s): completive, perfective aspect

Antonym(s): imperfective

Type of: aspect2

Source(s): Bybee etal. 1994: 54-55, 83; Comrie 1976: 16ff. (also "perfectivity"); Comrie 1985: 27f.; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 307; ELL: 243-244, 5154; Givon 1984: 276 (also "prefectivity"); Halliday 1994: 278-279; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 20; Lyons 1971: 313f.; Lyons 1977: 704; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 163 (perfectivation); Quirk etal. 1985: 189f.; Trask 1993: 204-205; Wales 1989: 342-343

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  penultimate
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  perceptibility
  perceptible
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  perfect synonym
perfective
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  performance
  performative1
  performative2
  performative adverb
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