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Terms containing tense.

Aorist also called Aorist tense

an aspect or, used more specifically, a verb tense in some Indo-European languages, such as Classical Greek (the term is also used for unrelated concepts in some other languages, such as Turkish)Source: Wikipedia

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Future tense

a verb form that marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet, but expected to happen in the future (in an absolute tense system), or to happen subsequent to some other event, whether that is past, present, or future (in a relativSource: Wikipedia

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Stiff voice also called Tense voice

describes the pronunciation of consonants with a glottal opening narrower, and the vocal cords stiffer, than what occurs in modal voiceSource: Wikipedia

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Past exonerative also called Past exonerative tense

a witticism coined by William Schneider of the New York Times to describe the rhetorical tactic of speaking in the passive voice in order to distance oneself from blameSource: Wikipedia

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past tense

a verb tense expressing action, activity, state or being in the past of the current moment (in an absolute tense system), or prior to some other event, whether that is past, present, or future (in a relative tense system)Source: Wikipedia

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Near future also called Close future tense

the future that is not far away in timeSource: Wikipedia

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passive voice also called Passive tense

as in many other languages, the passive voice is the form of transitive verb whose grammatical subject serves as the patient, receiving the action of the verbSource: Wikipedia

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Present Tense

the first Sagittarius album, released in 1968 by Columbia RecordsSource: Wikipedia

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Spatial tense

a grammatical category that refers to the indication of the place of an event, analogue to the use of the more common category of grammatical tense to indicate the time of an eventSource: Wikipedia

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Future perfect tense

used to describe an event that has not yet happened but which is expected or planned to happen before another stated occurrenceSource: Wikipedia

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Past continuous also called Past continuous tense

used to describe actions and states continued in the past period of timeSource: Wikipedia

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Imperfect tense

in the classical grammar of several Indo-European languages, denotes a past tense with an imperfective aspectSource: Wikipedia

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Tenseness also called Tense vowel

a particular vowel or consonant quality that is phonemically contrastive in many languages, including EnglishSource: Wikipedia

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Pluperfect tense

also called past perfect in English, is a perfective tense that exists in most Indo-European languages, used to refer to an event that has completed before another past actionSource: Wikipedia

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Quarter tense

a uniquely Irish name for those days set aside in the western Christian church for prayer and fasting to sanctify the liturgical seasonsSource: Wikipedia

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French verbs also called French Present conditional tense

are a complex area of French grammar, with a conjugation scheme that allows for three finite moods (with anywhere from two to five synthetic tenses), three non-finite moods, three voices, and three grammatical aspectsSource: Wikipedia

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Past Tense

a made-for-television movie mysterySource: Wikipedia

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Subjunctive mood also called Pluperfect subjunctive tense

In grammar, the subjunctive mood (sometimes referred to as the conjunctive mood) is a verb mood that exists in many languagesSource: Wikipedia

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Pluperfect progressive tense

a perfective tense in most Indo-European languages which shows an event that started in the past and continued up until another time in the pastSource: Wikipedia

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Prophetic perfect tense

a verb tense that some claim is used by the prophets in the Hebrew BibleSource: Wikipedia

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French conjugation also called Passé simple tense

French verbs are divided into three conjugations (conjugaisons) by the ending of their infinitives: -er verbs, -ir verbs, and -re verbsSource: Wikipedia

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Past Tense

the eleventh episode in the first season of The Venture BrosSource: Wikipedia

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Historical present also called Historical Present Tense

refers to the employment of the present tense when narrating past eventsSource: Wikipedia

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Continuous and progressive aspects also called progressive tense

are grammatical aspects that express incomplete action in progress at a specific time: they are non-habitual, imperfective aspectsSource: Wikipedia

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