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present perfect definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a perfective tense used to express action completed in the present; "`I have finished' is an example of the present perfect" [syn: present perfect, present perfect tense]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1887 of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense that is formed in English with have and that expresses action or state completed at the time of speaking present perfect noun

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

In grammar, the present perfect tenses of a verb are the ones used to talk about things which happened before the time you are speaking or writing but are relevant to the present situation, or things that began in the past and are still happening. The simple present perfect tense uses 'have' or 'has' and the past participle of the verb, as in 'They have decided what to do'. ADJ: ADJ n



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