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Etymology 1

From Middle English perfit, from Old French parfit (modern: parfait), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] perfectus, perfect passive participle of perficere (to finish), from per- (through, thorough) + facere (to do, to make).

Pronunciation

Adjective

perfect (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
perfect

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Fitting its definition precisely.
    a perfect circle
  2. Having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose.
    That bucket with the hole in the bottom is a poor bucket, but it is perfect for watering plants.
  3. Thoroughly skilled or talented.
    practice makes perfect
  4. Excellent and delightful in all respects.
    a perfect day
  5. (grammar) (of a tense or verb form) Representing a completed action.
  6. (biology) Sexually mature and fully differentiated.
  7. (botany) Having both male (stamens) and female (carpels) parts.
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Etymology 2

From perfect (adjective) or from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] perfectus

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to perfect

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to perfect (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To make perfect; to improve or hone.
    I am going to perfect this article.
    You spend too much time trying to perfect your dancing.
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Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] perfectus, [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:de derivations]] perfekt

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [perˈfekt]

Adjective

perfect 4 nom/acc forms

  1. [[perfect#Template:lang:ro|perfect]], flawless

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Adverb

perfect

  1. perfectly, completely

Noun

perfect n. (uncountable)

  1. (perfect simplu) preterite tense, simple perfect
  2. (perfect compus) compound perfect tense

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