how to pronounce perfective


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perfective is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of perfective


  1. Of, or relative to, the perfect tense or perfective aspect.
  2. Tending to make perfect, or to bring to perfection.


  1. A perfective verb form.

perfective frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perfective occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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