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the present perfect

noun
 
 
the form of the verb that is used to show actions or events that have happened in a period of time up to now. The sentence 'I have never been to Australia.' is in the present perfect.Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
(Definition of the present perfect from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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