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English definition of “possessed”

possessed

adjective (OWNING)    /pəˈzest/
be possessed of sth formal to own something or have something as a quality : He was possessed of a large fortune , but sadly no brains to speak of.Having and owning - general words
(Definition of possessed adjective (OWNING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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