perfective aspect definition

  • noun:
    • : The perfective aspect is an attribute of the verb which denotes seeing the function the verb defines as a completed entire, rather than from in the event as it unfolds. For instance, "she sat down" in place of "she had been sitting yourself down". Considering that the focus is on the completion of what's expressed by the verb, this aspect is usually from the past and future tenses. This term is actually made use of interchangeably with aorist aspect. It is not to-be confused with the right tight.
    • the facet of a verb that expresses a completed activity

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