possessive

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1 possessive /pəˈzɛsɪv/ adjective
1 possessive
/pəˈzɛsɪv/
adjective
Learner's definition of POSSESSIVE
[more possessive; most possessive] : not willing to share things with or lend things to other people often + about often + of
[more possessive; most possessive] : wanting all of someone's attention and love
often + of
grammar : relating to a word or a form of a word that shows that something or someone belongs to something or someone else

— possessively

adverb

— possessiveness

noun [noncount]
2 possessive /pəˈzɛsɪv/ noun
plural possessives
2 possessive
/pəˈzɛsɪv/
noun
plural possessives
Learner's definition of POSSESSIVE
grammar
[count] : a possessive word or phrase
the possessive : the form of a word that shows possession or belonging
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