aspect

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Aspect is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Singular
aspect

Plural
aspects

Also (uncountable)

  1. An aspect is a view of something, often something non-physical, such as an idea or a problem.
    In Chapter 2 we look at processor size. In Chapter 3 we consider other aspects of processor design.
  2. In grammar, aspect is the verb form(s) that show the speaker's view of whether the situation is complete or happens again and again. English shows the progressive aspect by using (be) + -ing.
    "I go" and "I'm going" are both present tense, but "I'm going" is in the progressive aspect.

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