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pluperfect  past perfect  pluperfect tense  past perfect 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 & WordNet 2020
The pluperfect, usually called past perfect in English, is a type of verb form, generally treated as one of the tenses in certain languages, used to refer to an action at a time earlier than a time in the past already referred to. Wikipedia
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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