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English definition of “the pluperfect”

the pluperfect

noun     /ˌpluːˈpɜːfɪkt/ (also the past perfect)
the form of the verb that is used to show that an action had already finished when another action happened . In English , the pluperfect is made with 'had' and a past participle .Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
(Definition of the pluperfect noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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