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preteritive

[pri-ter-i-tiv]
adjective Grammar.
  1. (of verbs) limited to past tenses.
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Origin of preteritive

First recorded in 1830–40; preterit + -ive
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British Dictionary definitions for preteritive

preteritive

adjective
  1. (of a verb) having only past tense forms
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