Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
imperfect /im'pə:fikt/
  • tính từ
    • không hoàn hảo, không hoàn chỉnh, không hoàn toàn
    • chưa hoàn thành, còn dở dang
    • (ngôn ngữ học) (thuộc) thời quá khứ chưa hoàn thành
    • danh từ
      • (ngôn ngữ học) thời quá khứ chưa hoàn thành
    Concise Dictionary
    imperfectsɪm'pɜrfɪkt /-'pɜːf-
    +a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    +not perfect; defective or inadequate
    +having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    wanting, unfinished, undeveloped, incomplete, deficient, defective, faulty, flawed, patchy:
    This is an imperfect translation of the poem.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, noun
    + adjective
    containing faults or mistakes; not complete or perfect: an imperfect world + an imperfect understanding of English + All our sale items are slightly imperfect.
    imperfectly adverb
    + noun (the imperfect) (also the imperfect tense) [sing.] (grammar) the verb tense that expresses action in the past that is not complete. It is often called the past progressive or past continuous: In 'while I was washing my hair', the verb is in the imperfect.
    Collocation Dictionary


    be | remain
    Ourunderstanding of cancer remainsimperfect.


    highly, very
    The system is highly imperfect.
    | rather, slightly
    These goods are slightly imperfect.

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