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What is relative nonpast tense?

 

Definition
 

Relative nonpast tense is a relative tense that refers to a time simultaneous to, or after, a contextually determined temporal reference point, regardless of the latter's relation to the moment of utterance.

Generic
  Relative nonpast tense is a kind of
 
Source
 

Comrie 1985b 63, 124–125


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