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tense

noun [C, U]
 
 
/tens/
B1 the form of a verb that shows the time at which an action happened. For example 'I sing' is in the present tense and 'I will sing' is in the future tense.Grammatical terms
Translations of “tense”
in Korean 시제…
in Arabic زَمَن (نَحو)…
in French temps…
in Turkish fiil zamanı, kip…
in Italian tempo (grammaticale)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞的)時態…
in Russian время (глагола)…
in Polish czas…
in Spanish tiempo…
in Portuguese tempo (verbal)…
in German die Zeitform…
in Catalan temps…
in Japanese (文法)時制…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词的)时态…
(Definition of tense noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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