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Adjective: pluperfect  ploo'pur-fikt
  1. More than perfect
    "he spoke with pluperfect precision"
Noun: pluperfect  ploo'pur-fikt
  1. A perfective tense used to express action completed in the past
    "'I had finished' is an example of the pluperfect";
    - past perfect, past perfect tense, pluperfect tense

Derived forms: pluperfects

See also: perfect

Type of: perfect, perfect tense, perfective, perfective tense

Encyclopedia: Pluperfect