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imperfective (ˌɪmpəˈfɛktɪv)
1.  Compare perfective denoting an aspect of the verb in some languages, including English, used to indicate that the action is in progress without regard to its completion
2.  a.  the imperfective aspect of a verb
 b.  a verb in this aspect

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