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noun 
  1. (Grammar, of a verb): Tense of verb conjugated by adding had before the past participle of a verb.
Examples:
: I had gotten angry with them once more.
: She had driven herself to work, where she was congratulated on her promotion.
: He only started learning to play guitar after he had heard :w:Jimmy Hendrix, Hendrix play.
: They had changed by the end of the war.
: Although he normally seemed friendly and harmless, he had carried a pistol with him during many of the long journeys.
: Although he finally came to party, she had already made her decision.
Translations: 
  • French: plus-que-parfait
  • Italian: trapassato prossimo
  • Spanish: pluscuamperfecto
Etymology: plus (more) + perfectus (perfect)


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