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perfectadjective

uk   /ˈpɜː.fekt/  us   /ˈpɝː-/

perfect adjective (WITHOUT FAULT)

A2 complete and correct in every way, of the best possible type or without fault: a perfect day What is your idea of perfect happiness? This church is a perfect example of medieval architecture. You have a perfect English accent. The car is five years old but is in almost perfect condition. She thought at last she'd found the perfect man.C2 used to emphasize a noun: It makes perfect sense. a perfect strangerB1 exactly right for someone or something: You'd be perfect for the job. The weather's just perfect for swimming.
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perfect adjective (PAST TENSE)

specialized language of or relating to a verb indicating a completed action: the present perfect tense

perfectnoun [S]

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the perfect (tense)
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B2 the tense of a verb that shows action that has happened in the past or before another time or event: In English, the perfect is formed with "have" and the past participle of the verb.

perfectverb [T]

uk   /pəˈfekt/  us   /pɝːˈ-/
C2 to make something free from faults: He is keen to perfect his golfing technique.
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