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a verb tense in some languages (classical Greek and Sanskrit) expressing action (especially past action) without indicating its completion or continuation

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5) Technically a double entendre, kataluo used in the aorist tense has two pertinent nuances, absorbing both meanings at the same time.
English simple and progressive tenses, Bulgarian imperfect and aorist tenses, Spanish preterite and imperfect tenses; see examples below), and situation aspect, the inherent lexical class of verbal predicates (Vendler's 1967 states, activities, accomplishments, and achievements).