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past perfect  past perfect tense  pluperfect  pluperfect tense  pluperfect in French
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A perfective tense used to express action completed in the past WordNet 3.0
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A perfective tense used to express action completed in the past WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The pluperfect, usually called past perfect in English, is a type of verb form, generally treated as a grammatical tense in certain languages, relating to an action that occurred prior to an aforementioned time in the past. Wikipedia
Verb tense which represents actions that occurred before other actions in the past. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Tense Wikidata
Grammatical tense (verb form), that is used for events that happen before a point of reference in the past. The reference is given in the context of the story. OmegaWiki
A tense which represents actions that occurred before other actions in the past; the past anterior tense. Wiktionary
The pluperfect tense. Wiktionary
Tense of a verb used when referring to something that happened before a past setting or the imperfect; formed in English by adding had before the past participle of a verb, or by adding had been before the present participle of the verb.. Wiktionary
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`I had finished' is an example of the past perfect WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet