possessed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “possessed” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /pəˈzest/

possessed adjective (OWNING)

be possessed of sth formal to own something or have something as a ​quality: He was possessed of a ​largefortune, but ​sadly no ​brains to ​speak of.

possessed adjective (CONTROL)

[after verb] Someone who is possessed is ​thought to be ​controlled by an ​evilspirit.
(Definition of possessed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “possessed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拥有…
in Turkish elegeçirilmiş, kötülüklerin esiri olmuş…
in Russian одержимый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擁有…
in Polish opętany…
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