passe compose

passé composé

[pah-sey kawn-poh-zey]
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.

literally, compound past Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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