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past  

EN[pɑːst]
US
Fpassé WPassé
  • Le passé est d'abord un concept lié au temps : il est constitué de l'ensemble des configurations suc
  • Le passé, et le temps en général, soulèvent des questions aporétiques complexes.
past
  • NomPLpasts
    1. The period of time that has already happened, in contrast to the present and the future.
      1. a book about a time machine that can transport people back into the past
    2. (grammar) The past tense.
    3. AdjectifCOMmore pastSUPmost past
      1. Having already happened; in the past; finished.
        1. The highway to the East Coast which ran through the borough of Ebbfield had always been a main road and even now, despite the vast garages, the pylons and the gaily painted factory glasshouses which had sprung up beside it, there still remained an occasional trace of past cultures.
      2. (postmodifier) Following expressions of time to indicate how long ago something happened; ago.
        1. Of a period of time: having just gone by; previous.
          1. Sarkozy's total will be seen as a personal failure. It is the first time an outgoing president has failed to win a first-round vote in the past 50 years and makes it harder for Sarkozy to regain momentum.
        2. (grammar) Of a tense, expressing action that has already happened or a previously-existing state.
          1. past tense
      3. AdverbeCOMmore pastSUPmost past
        1. in a direction that passes.
          1. I watched him walk past
        2. Passing by, especially without stopping or being delayed.
          1. Ignore them, we'll play past them.
          2. Please don't drive past the fruit stand, I want to stop there.
      4. Préposition
        1. beyond in place, quantity or time.
          1. the room past mine
          2. count past twenty
          3. past midnight
      5. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • But a video, taken from above, projects these writhings as if she were flying at top speed in a tunnel above traffic that’s whooshing past in the opposite direction.
          • My earth science teacher in high school explained that Jamaica Avenue was situated on the geological terminal moraine, whereupon the glaciers of millions of years past deposited their detrita.
          • In the few instances where the initial description is couched in the past tense, immediate reversal occurs and the scene is contemporized by the listener.
        2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • [A]nyone saying now that humans are a towering inferno of irrationality ought to be challenged, and aggressively so. — Michael S. Gazzaniga, The Mind's Past.
          • It'll be in the hidden compartment of my bag when I go through the line, so don't worry, I'll be able to smuggle it past.
          • This guy is right up on my tail, so I will slow down to let him past.

      Meaning of past for the defined word.

      Grammaticalement, ce mot "past" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un adverbe. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un préposition.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adjectifs
          • Adverbes
            • Noms
              • Noms Dénombrable
              • Prépositions
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              2. en pastoral
              3. fr pastoral
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