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noun
  1. (grammar) preterite tense, Preterite tense, simple past tense: A tense that determines the specific initiation or termination of an action in the past.
Translations:
  • Spanish: preterito(es)
adjective
  1. (context, grammar, of a tense) Showing an action at a determined moment in the past. (Also known as the preterite tense)
Translations:
  • Spanish: preterito(es)
Etymology: Borrowed from prétérit < (tempus) preteritum.


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