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genitivenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒen.ɪ.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/ specialized
the ​form of a ​noun, pronoun, etc. in the ​grammar of some ​languages that ​shows that the ​noun, ​pronoun, etc. has or ​owns something
genitive
adjective uk   us  
the genitive ​form of a ​noun
(Definition of genitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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