Definition of 'possession'
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British English: possession /pəˈzɛʃən/ NOUN
retention If you are in possessionof something, you have it, because you have obtained it or because it belongs to you.
Those documents are now in the possession of the Guardian newspaper.
- American English: possession
- Arabic: إِمْتِلاك
- Brazilian Portuguese: posse
- Chinese: 拥有物
- Croatian: vlasništvo
- Czech: vlastnictí
- Danish: besiddelse
- Dutch: bezit
- European Spanish: posesión
- Finnish: omistus
- French: possession
- German: Besitztum
- Greek: κτήση
- Italian: possesso
- Japanese: 所有
- Korean: 소유
- Norwegian: eiendel
- Polish: posiadanie
- European Portuguese: posse
- Romanian: posesie
- Russian: обладание
- Spanish: posesión
- Swedish: ägodel
- Thai: ความเป็นเจ้าของ
- Turkish: mülkiyet
- Ukrainian: володіння
- Vietnamese: sự sỡ hữu
British English: possession NOUN
belongings Your possessions are the things that you own or have with you at a particular time.
People had lost their homes and all their possessions.
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