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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 Arabic زَمَن (نَحو)…
in Korean 시제…
in Malaysian kala…
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 Vietnamese thời của động từ…
in Spanish tiempo…
in Portuguese tempo (verbal)…
in Thai กาล (เป็นรูปของกริยาแสดงเวลา)…
in German die Zeitform…
in Catalan temps…
in Japanese (文法)時制…
in Indonesian kala…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词的)时态…
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