un perfective


tending to make perfect; conducive to perfection.
Grammar. noting an aspect of verbal inflection, as in Russian, that indicates completion of the action or state denoted by the verb.
noun Grammar.
the perfective aspect.
a form in the perfective.

1590–1600; < Medieval Latin perfectīvus. See perfect, -ive

perfectively, adverb
perfectiveness, perfectivity [pur-fek-tiv-i-tee] , noun
unperfective, adjective
unperfectively, adverb
unperfectiveness, noun
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perfective (pəˈfɛktɪv)
1.  tending to perfect
2.  grammar denoting an aspect of verbs in some languages, including English, used to express that the action or event described by the verb is or was completed: I lived in London for ten years is perfective; I have lived in London for ten years is imperfective, since the implication is that I still live in London

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