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past

adjective /paːst/
just finished
passé
the past year.
over, finished or ended, of an earlier time than the present
écoulé
The time for discussion is past.
(of the tense of a verb) indicating action in the past
passé
In ‘He did it’, the verb is in the past tense.
the past the time which was before the present
passé
In the past, houses were built of wood or stone.
see also passed.
(Definition of past from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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