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mypronoun

us   /mɑɪ/
belonging to or connected with me; the possessive form of I, used before a noun: I think about my father and my mother. He wanted to be my friend. My mind went absolutely blank.
my own
My own is used to emphasize that something belongs to or is connected with me and no one else: I bit my own hand.
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"my" in British English

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mydeterminer

uk   /maɪ/ 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 somewhat 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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myexclamation

uk   /maɪ/ us   /maɪ/ old-fashioned
(Definition of my from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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