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passé composé

[pah-sey kawn-poh-zey] /pɑ seɪ kɔ̃ poʊˈzeɪ/
noun, French.
1.
a grammatical construction of French consisting of the present tense of an auxiliary, either avoir or être, followed by a past participle and corresponding in function to both the English present perfect and the English simple past tenses.
Origin of passé composé
literally, compound past
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