perfectively
adverb see perfective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Perfectively — Per*fec tive*ly, adv. In a perfective manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perfectively — See perfective. * * * …   Universalium

  • perfectively — adverb see perfective I * * * perfectˈively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑perfect …   Useful english dictionary

  • perfective — perfectively, adv. perfectiveness, perfectivity /perr fek tiv i tee/, n. /peuhr fek tiv/, adj. 1. tending to make perfect; conducive to perfection. 2. Gram. noting an aspect of verbal inflection, as in Russian, that indicates completion of the… …   Universalium

  • perfective — adjective Date: 1596 1. archaic a. tending to make perfect b. becoming better 2. expressing action as complete or as implying the notion of completion, conclusion, or result < perfective verb > • perfective noun • perfectively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perfectivity — See perfectively. * * * …   Universalium

  • perfectiveness — See perfectively. * * * …   Universalium

  • perfective — /pəˈfɛktɪv/ (say puh fektiv) adjective 1. tending to make perfect; conducive to perfection. 2. Grammar denoting an aspect of the verb rather than a tense, as in Russian, which indicates completion of the action or state of the verb prior to a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • perfective — [pər fek′tiv] adj. [LL perfectivus] 1. Now Rare tending to bring to or achieve perfection 2. Gram. designating an aspect of verbs, as in Russian, expressing completion of the action or indicating an action that is not repeated n. 1. the… …   English World dictionary

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