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adjective  us   /ˈpɜr·fɪkt/

perfect adjective (RIGHT)

complete and right in every way; having nothing wrong: The car is two years old but it’s in perfect condition. You can also use perfect to mean complete and emphasize the noun that comes after it: I felt like a perfect fool when I forgot her name.

perfect adjective (BEST)

exactly right for a particular purpose or situation; being the best possible: It was a warm, sunny day, a perfect afternoon for a ballgame.

perfect adjective (GRAMMAR)

grammar [not gradable] having the tense of a verb that shows action that has happened in the past or before another time or event and has continued up to the present or up to a particular point
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