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  passif
  passif sans agent
  passivation
  passiver
  pataquès
  patient
  patois
  patoisant1
  patoisant2
  patron
  patronyme
  pattern
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  pause
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English

preterite

Fr    passé défini, passé historique, passé simple, prétérit

nS

Synonym(s): past historic, simple past

Type of: tense1

Related term(s): aorist1

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 370 (also "preterite (adj.)", "non-preterite", "preterite form"); Doke 1935: 176; ELL: 5160; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 184 (also "preterite present"); Kroeger 2005: 155; Matthews 1997: 294; Nash 1968: 170 (past absolute, past definite); Pei & Gaynor 1954: 175 (= preterit; also "preterit future"); Richards etal. 1992: 267; Trask 1993: 216 (also "preterite (adj.)"); Wales 1989: 458


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  presentative2
  pressure
  prestige
  presuppose
  presupposed
  presupposition
  presuppositional
preterite
  preteritio
  preterminal
  pretonic
  prevelar
  preverb
  prevoicing
  primacy

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