Definition of pluperfect noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌpluːˈpɜːfɪkt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpluːˈpɜːrfɪkt//
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= past perfect See related entries: Grammar Word Origin late 15th cent.: from modern Latin plusperfectum, from Latin (tempus praeteritum) plus quam perfectum ‘(past tense) more than perfect’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pluperfect

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