pluperfect tense

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Related to pluperfect tense: past perfect tense
  • noun

Synonyms for pluperfect tense

a perfective tense used to express action completed in the past

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4, it seems that the words "and past" have been omitted from the sentence which reads: "The perfect and pluperfect tenses are further elaborated by adding the bound forms of the present (and past?