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English definition of “own”

own

verb [I] (ADMIT)    /əʊn/ US  /oʊn/ old-fashioned
to admit: [+ (that)] I own (that) I was not very happy with the group's decision.Admitting and confessing
(Definition of own verb (ADMIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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