non-finite


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Adj.1.non-finite - of verbs; having neither person nor number nor mood (as a participle or gerund or infinitive); "infinite verb form"
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
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non-finite

[ˌnɒnˈfaɪnaɪt] ADJ non-finite verbverbo m no conjugado
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