English translation of 'posse'
1. possession, ownership
2. (investidura) swearing in
posses plural feminine noun
(pertences) possessions, belongings
tomar posse to take office
tomar posse de to take possession of
cerimônia de posse swearing in ceremony
pessoa de posses person of means
viver de acordo com suas posses to live according to one's means
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'posse' in Other Languages
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: ownership NOUN
Ownership of something is the state of owning it.
...the country's rules on the foreign ownership of its airlines.
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.
British English: tenure NOUN
Tenure is the legal right to live in a particular building or to use a particular piece of land during a fixed period of time.
Lack of security of tenure was a reason for many families becoming homeless.
Translation of posse from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary