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preterite

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Etymology

Borrowed from French prétérit < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] (tempus) preteritum.

Adjective

preterite (not comparable)

Positive
preterite

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Showing an action at a determined moment in the past. (Also known as the preterite tense)

Translations

Noun

Singular
preterite

Plural
-

preterite (-)
  1. (grammar) Preterite tense, simple past tense: A tense that determines the specific initiation or termination of an action in the past.

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