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possessive

1 adjective
     
Related topics: Grammar
pos‧ses‧sive1
1 wanting someone to have feelings of love or friendship for you and no one else
possessive of/about
She was terribly possessive of our eldest son.
2 unwilling to let other people use something you own
possessive of/about
He's so possessive about his new car.
3 technicalSLG used in grammar to show that something belongs to someone or something
possessive pronoun/form/case etc
the possessive pronouns 'ours' and 'mine'
possessively adverb
possessiveness noun [uncountable]

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