Definitions for future perfect tense
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future perfect, future perfect tense(noun)
a perfective tense used to describe action that will be completed in the future
"`I will have finished' is an example of the future perfect"
The future perfect is a verb form or construction used to describe an event that is expected or planned to happen before a time of reference in the future, such as will have finished in the English sentence "I will have finished by tomorrow." It is a grammatical combination of the future tense, or other marking of future time, and the perfect, a grammatical aspect that views an event as prior and completed.
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