perfectivize

[ per-fek-tuh-vahyz ]
/ pərˈfɛk təˌvaɪz /

verb (used with object), per·fec·tiv·ized, per·fec·tiv·iz·ing.

to make perfective.

Nearby words

  1. perfectionist,
  2. perfectionists,
  3. perfective,
  4. perfectively,
  5. perfectivity,
  6. perfectly,
  7. perfecto,
  8. perfector,
  9. perfector press,
  10. perfervid

Also especially British, per·fec·tiv·ise.

Origin of perfectivize

First recorded in 1900–05; perfective + -ize

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