Complete Definition of "possessive"

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English

Etymology
L. possessivus, of or pertaining to possession, from possessio, possessing, possidere, to possess.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of or pertaining to ownership or possession.
  2. grammar Indicating ownership, possession, origin, etc.
  3. Unwilling to yield possession of.

#:He is very possessive of his car.

Translations
trans-top|pertaining to possession
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trans-top|grammar: indicating possession
Czech: pÅivlastÅovací m
Dutch: bezittelijk, bezittelijke
French: possessif m
German: besitzanzeigend
Greek: κÏηÏικÏÏ (ktitikós) m
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Portuguese: possessivo m
Russian: пÑиÑÑжаÑелÑнÑй (pritjažátelânyj)
Spanish: posesivo m
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trans-top|unwilling to yield possession of
Dutch: bezitterig, bezitterige
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Noun
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  1. grammar The possessive case.

Translations
trans-top|grammatical case
Czech: genitiv m, druhý pád m
Danish: ejefald
Dutch: genitief m
Finnish: genetiivi
French: possessif m
German: Genitiv m
Greek: κÏηÏική (ktitikí) f
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Latin: casus possessivus m
Portuguese: caso possessivo m
Russian: пÑиÑÑжаÑелÑнÑй падеж (pritjažátelânyj padéž) m
Slovak: genitív m
Spanish: caso posesivo m
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See also
possessive pronoun
's#Usage notes|Usage notes on the possessive


Italian

Adjective
possessive f

  1. Feminine plural form of possessivo

Category:Italian adjective forms

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