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belongingsnoun [plural]

uk   /bɪˈlɒŋ.ɪŋz/  us   /bɪˈlɑːŋ.ɪŋz/
B2 the things that a ​personowns, ​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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belongingsplural noun

 us   /bɪˈlɔŋ·ɪŋz/
the things that you own, esp. those that can be taken with you: Fleeing the ​floodwaters, ​families here ​packedtheir belongings and ​headed to ​higherland.
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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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