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plusquam·per·fect

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  1. plusquamperfectnoun

    pluperfect

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  1. plusquamperfect

    The pluperfect (shortening of plusquamperfect), usually called past perfect in English, is a type of verb form, generally treated as a grammatical tense in certain languages, relating to an action that occurred prior to an aforementioned time in the past. Examples in English are: "we had arrived"; "they had written". The word derives from the Latin plus quam perfectum, "more than perfect". The word "perfect" in this sense means "completed"; it contrasts with the "imperfect", which denotes uncompleted actions or states. In English grammar, the pluperfect (e.g. "had written") is now usually called the past perfect, since it combines past tense with perfect aspect. (The same term is sometimes used in relation to the grammar of other languages.) English also has a past perfect progressive (or past perfect continuous) form: "had been writing".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plusquamperfect in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plusquamperfect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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