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[doo r-uh-tiv, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ə tɪv, ˈdyʊər-/

adjective, Grammar.
noting or pertaining to a verb aspect expressing incomplete or continued action. Beat and walk are durative in contrast to strike and step.
denoting an aspect of verbs that includes the imperfective and the progressive


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