Future-perfect meaning

A tense indicating an action as completed or a state as having ended, in relation to a specified time in the future.
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A verb tense that expresses action completed by a specified time in the future and that is formed in English by combining will have or shall have with a past participle.
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A verb form in this tense (Ex.: will have gone, expressed analytically in English)
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(grammar) A tense that expresses action completed at some time in the future; in English it is formed by use of will have (shall have) and a past participle.

The sentence, “In a few years time we will have almost completed this dictionary,” is in the future perfect.

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