US: /ˈpɝˌfɪkt/, /pɝˈfɛkt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

perfect /'pə:fikt/
  • tính từ
    • hoàn hảo, hoàn toàn
      • a perfect stranger: người hoàn toàn xa lạ
      • a perfect likeness: sự giống hoàn toàn, sự giống hệt
      • perfect nonsense: điều hoàn toàn vô lý
      • a perfect work of art: một tác phẩm nghệ thuật hoàn hảo
    • thành thạo
      • to be perfect in one's service: thành thạo trong công việc
    • (ngôn ngữ học) hoàn thành
      • the perfect tense: thời hoàn thành
    • (thực vật học) đủ (hoa)
    • (âm nhạc) đúng (quãng)
      • perfect fifth: quâng năm đúng
  • danh từ
    • (ngôn ngữ học) thời hoàn thành
    • ngoại động từ
      • hoàn thành, làm hoàn hảo, làm hoàn toàn
      • rèn luyện cho thành thạo, trau dồi cho thật giỏi
        • to perfect oneself in a foreign language: tự trau dồi cho thật giỏi về một ngoại ngữ

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, verb
    + adjective
    1 having everything that is necessary; complete and without faults or weaknesses: in perfect condition + a perfect set of teeth + Well I'm sorry-but nobody's perfect (= used when sb has criticized you).
    2 completely correct; exact and accurate: She speaks perfect English. + a perfect copy / fit / match + What perfect timing!
    See also - WORD-PERFECT
    3 the best of its kind: a perfect example of the painter's early style + the perfect crime (= one in which the criminal is never discovered)
    4 excellent; very good: The weather was perfect.
    5 ~ for sb/sth exactly right for sb/sth
    Synonym: IDEAL
    It was a perfect day for a picnic. + She's the perfect candidate for the job. + 'Will 2.30 be OK for you?' 'Perfect, thanks.'
    6 [only before noun] total; complete: I don't know him-he's a perfect stranger.
    7 (grammar) connected with the form of a verb that consists of part of the verb have with the past participle of the main verb, used to express actions completed by the present or a particular point in the past or future: 'I have eaten' is the present perfect tense of the verb 'to eat', 'I had eaten' is the past perfect and 'I will have eaten' is the future perfect.
    Idioms see PRACTICE, WORLD
    + verb [VN] to make sth perfect or as good as you can: As a musician, she has spent years perfecting her techniques. + They have perfected the art of winemaking.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 complete, absolute, finished, (fully) realized, fulfilled, consummate, pure, entire, whole, perfected, best, ideal:
    Many have called the building a perfect example of the Palladian style
    2 sublime, ideal, superb, supreme, superlative, best, flawless, faultless, pre-eminent, excellent, exquisite, unexcelled, unrivalled, unequalled, unmatched, matchless, incomparable, nonpareil, peerless, inimitable:
    At her throat she wore the most perfect emerald I had ever seen.
    3 blameless, righteous, holy, faultless, flawless, spotless, immaculate:
    Nobody's perfect.
    4 fitting, appropriate, (just) right, apt, suitable, correct, proper, made-to-order, best, Brit spot on:
    Arthur would be perfect for the role of Quasimodo.
    5 precise, exact, accurate, correct, unerring, true, authentic, lifelike, right on, excellent, superlative, superb, reliable, Brit spot on:
    These copies are perfect replicas of the original.
    6 utter, absolute, complete, mere, thorough, out-and-out, through-and-through; 24-carat, categorical, unqualified, unalloyed, unmitigated:
    We were perfect strangers at the time. Once again, he's shown himself to be a perfect idiot
    7 expert, proficient, accomplished, experienced, practised, skilful, skilled, gifted, talented, adept, deft, adroit, polished, professional, masterly, masterful:
    The admirable Crichton was the perfect butler.
    8 complete, finish, realize, fulfil, consummate, accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, carry out or through, bring (to perfection):
    The design of the bicycle was not to be perfected for several years
    9 rectify, correct, emend, (put or set) right, improve, refine, polish, cultivate, better, ameliorate:
    Viniculture has been perfected in the Bordeaux region of France.

    Collocation dictionary


    be, look, seem | make sth
    Hove's position makes it perfect for touring.


    absolutely, quite | far from, less than
    The treaty is far from perfect, but it is clearly the way forward.
    | almost, near, practically, virtually | impossibly
    the impossibly perfect shine on the vinyl-tiled floors
    | seemingly
    a seemingly perfect alibi
    | physically | mathematically


    The day seemed perfect for a picnic.

    Concise English dictionary

    perfects|perfected|perfecting'pɜrfɪkt /'pɜː-
    +a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    +make perfect or complete
    +being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish
    +without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    +precisely accurate or exact