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future perfectnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfju·tʃər pɜr·fIkt/
grammar the ​tenseformed using "will have" or "shall have" with a past ​participle to show that an ​action will be ​completed by a ​particulartime in the future: "I will have ​left by ​noon" is in the future perfect.
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