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belongingsnoun [plural]

uk   /bɪˈlɒŋ.ɪŋz/  us   /bɪˈlɑːŋ.ɪŋz/
B2 the things that a person owns, especially those that can be carried : I put a few personal belongings in a bag and left the house for the last time.
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(Definition of belongings from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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belongingsplural noun

 us   /bɪˈlɔŋ·ɪŋz/
the things that you own, esp. those that can be taken with you: Fleeing the flood waters, families here packed their belongings and headed to higher land.
(Definition of belongings from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “belongings”
in Arabic مُمْتَلَكات…
in Korean 소유물…
in Portuguese pertences…
in Catalan pertinences…
in Japanese (自分の)持ち物, 所持品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有物, 行李…
in Turkish şahsi eşyalar…
in Russian вещи, пожитки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擁有物, 行李…
in Italian cose, effetti…
in Polish rzeczy…
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