Word: imperfect

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Synonyms: imperfect

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: imperfect

spanish
defectivo


german
imperfekt, unvollständig

french
vicieux, imparfait, défectueux

italian
imperfetto

portuguese
imperativo, imperfeito

dutch
onvolmaakt

russian
неполный, несовершенный, дефектный, незавершенный

norwegian
mangelfull, imperfektum

finnish
epätäydellinen, viallinen, vaillinainen

czech
vadný, neúplný, defektní, nedokonalý, imperfektum

polish
niezupełny, niedoskonały, wadliwy

turkish
eksik

ukrainian
непомітно

estonian
lõpetamata, lihtminevik, ebatäiuslik

croatian
nedovršen, nesavršen, nepotpun

slovak
nedokonalý

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The meaning and "use of": imperfect

adjective
  • not perfect; faulty or incomplete.
  • (of a tense) denoting a past action in progress but not completed at the time in question.
  • (of a cadence) ending on the dominant chord.
  • (of a gift, title, etc.) transferred without all the necessary conditions or requirements being met.

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