future perfect

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future perfect (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) A tense that expresses action completed at some time in the future; in English it is formed by use of will have (or shall have) and a past participle
    The sentence, “In a few years time we will have almost completed this dictionary,” is in the future perfect.

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