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per·fec·ta

 (pər-fĕk′tə)
n.
See exacta.

[From American Spanish (quiniela) perfecta, perfect (quinella), feminine of perfecto, perfect, from Latin perfectus; see perfect.]
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perfecta

(pəˈfɛktə) gambling
n
(Gambling, except Cards) a bet made on which competitors will come both first and second in a race, including the order they will finish in
adj
(Gambling, except Cards) of or pertaining to a perfecta
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ex•act•a

(ɪgˈzæk tə)

n., pl. -act•as.
a type of bet, esp. on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first- and second-place finishers in exact order.
[1960–65; ellipsis of American Spanish quiniela exacta exact quinella]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perfecta - a bet that you can pick the first and second finishers in the right order
wager, bet - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
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References in classic literature ?
They are both present passions of mine, and I may say of the 'Dona Perfecta' of Galdos that no book, if I except those of the greatest Russians, has given me a keener and deeper impression; it is infinitely pathetic, and is full of humor, which, if more caustic than that of Valdes, is not less delicious.
Caballuco also appears on the wall bordering the house determining the fate of the battle in favor of dona Perfecta: "El centauro subio, no sin dificultad.
Strategic Global Investments Inc (Pink Sheets: STBV), a real estate development company in US, has announced developing a 10-acre land parcel at Punta Perfecta in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Spanish writer Galdos (1843-1920) was a avid student of the novel as it appeared in French, English, and Russian during his early life, and made considerable contribution to the development of the genre with 25 novels of his own, beginning with Dona Perfecta (1876).
Burnard's last venture into ownership came with Mr Perfecta, who won at Newton Abbot in 1999 before breaking a leg.
The Former Dynasty star owns Dar Perfecta, a lovingly restored by Stephanie twobedroomed riad in the resort of Essaouira, on Morocco's Atlantic Coast.
Prikazuju se zatim problemi proslih glagolskih vremena u engleskom i polozaj present perfecta u engleskome glagolskom sustavu, s osnovnom dilemom: vrijeme ili aspekt.