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English definition of “-'s”

-'s

suffix uk   /-s/ /-z/ us  
used to show that the following thing belongs to the person or thing named: the cat's tail Patricia's dress today's paper the children's shoesPossessive forms the house belonging to the stated person: The boys are at Alison's.Home UK the shop belonging to the stated person: I got it at the greengrocer's.Home
(Definition of -'s suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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