perfect participle
noun Date: 1862 past participle

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  • perfect participle — n. PAST PARTICIPLE * * * …   Universalium

  • perfect participle — n the ↑past participle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • perfect participle — n. PAST PARTICIPLE …   English World dictionary

  • perfect participle — noun a participle that expresses completed action • Syn: ↑past participle • Hypernyms: ↑participle, ↑participial * * * noun : past participle * * * perfect participle A participle, usually passive in meaning, referring to past …   Useful english dictionary

  • perfect participle. — See past participle. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • perfect participle — noun (C) the past participle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • perfect participle — per′fect par′ticiple n. gram. past participle • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • perfect participle — /pɜfəkt ˈpatəsɪpəl/ (say perfuhkt pahtuhsipuhl) noun → past participle …   Australian English dictionary

  • perfect participle. — See past participle. [1860 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Participle — In linguistics, a participle (from Latin participium , a calque of Greek μετοχη partaking ) is a derivative of a non finite verb, which can be used in compound tenses or voices, or as a modifier. Participles often share properties with other… …   Wikipedia

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