Significado de “possessive” - en el Diccionario Inglés

possessive en inglés británico

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possessiveadjective

uk /pəˈzes.ɪv/ us /pəˈzes.ɪv/

possessive adjective (PERSON)

If you are possessive about something that you own, you do not like lending it to other people or sharing it with other people:

He's pretty possessive about his iPod - I wouldn't dare ask to borrow it.

C2 Someone who is possessive in his or her feelings and behaviour towards or about another person wants to have all of that person's love and attention and will not share it with anyone else:

a possessive mother
Her boyfriend was getting too possessive so she finished with him.

(Definición de possessive del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

possessive en inglés americano

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possessiveadjective

us /pəˈzes·ɪv/

grammar [ not gradable ] having or relating to the case (= form) of a word used to show who or what something belongs to

possessive adjective (OWN)

If you are possessive about something that you own, you do not like sharing it:

He’s very possessive about his car.

Someone who is possessive in feelings and behavior toward another person wants all of that person’s love and attention:

(Definición de possessive del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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