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non- +‎ past

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non-past (not comparable)

  1. (grammar, of the tense) Of a tense, not pertaining to the past; in particular, applicable to both the present and the future.
    In the phrases ‘I am running tomorrow’ and ‘I am running now,’ the main verb is in the non-past tense.

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