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determiner uk   us   /maɪ/
A1 of or belonging to me (= the speaker or writer): my parents my feet my name my jacket It wasn't my fault.formal She was rather surprised at my asking (= that I asked) for the book to be returned.
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my own used to emphasize that something belongs to or is connected with me and no one else: I want my own car. It was my own decision. This cake is all my own work (= I made it without help). used in front of a noun as a way of expressing love or as a polite or humorous form of address: My darling! Do you want any help, my dear? relating to a part of some websites where you can choose to see only the information that is important to you
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