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preterite meaning

EN[pɹɛtəɹət] [pɹɛtəɹɪt]
WPreterite
  • The preterite (in English also preterit) is a grammatical tense or verb form serving to denote events that took place or were completed in the past.
  • Preterite may be denoted by the glossing abbreviation PRET or PRT. The word derives from the Latin praeteritum (the perfect passive participle of praetereō), meaning "passed by" or "past".
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preterite
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. en preterites
      2. en preteriteness
      3. en preterite-present
      4. en preterite-presents
      5. en preterite-present verb
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of preterite for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "preterite" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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