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English definition of “possess”

possess

verb [T] (OWN)   /pəˈzes/
to have or own something, or to have a particular quality: Those states are the countries that possess nuclear weapons. She possesses the unusual talent of knowing when to say nothing. possessor    /pəˈzes·ər/ noun [C usually sing] I am now the proud possessor of a driver’s license!
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