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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pret·er·it /ˈprɛtərət/
 (a.)過去的過去時態

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pret·er·it a.  [Written also preterite and præterite.]
 1. Gram. Past; -- applied to a tense which expresses an action or state as past.
 2. Belonging wholly to the past; passed by. [R.]
    Things and persons as thoroughly preterite as Romulus or Numa.   --Lowell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pret·er·it, n. Gram. The preterit; also, a word in the preterit tense.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 preterit
      n : a term formerly used to refer to the simple past tense [syn:
           preterite]