pluperfect

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin plus (more) + perfectus (complete, perfected)

Adjective[edit]

pluperfect (not comparable)

  1. More than perfect
  2. (grammar) Pertaining to action completed before or at the same time as another

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Noun[edit]

pluperfect (plural pluperfects)

  1. The pluperfect tense
  2. A verb in this tense

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