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its

belonging to it: This is its handle.
Not to be confused with:
it's – it is: It’s cold outside.; it has: It’s been a long winter.
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its

 (ĭts)
adj.The possessive form of it
Used as a modifier before a noun: The airline canceled its early flight to New York.

[Alteration of it's : it + -'s.]
Usage Note: Its is the possessive form of the pronoun it and is correctly written without an apostrophe: The cat licked its paws. The contraction it's (for it is or it has) should always have an apostrophe: It's the funniest show I've seen in years. It's been three years since our last trip to Los Angeles.
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its

(ɪts)
determiner
a. of, belonging to, or associated in some way with it: its left rear wheel.
b. (as pronoun): each town claims its is the best.
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its

(ɪts)

pron.
the possessive form of it (used as an attributive adjective): The book has lost its jacket. I'm sorry about its being so late.
[1590–1600; earlier it's= it + 's1]
usage: See me.

it's

(ɪts)
1. contraction of it is: It's starting to rain.
2. contraction of it has: It's been a long time.
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Translations
ضَمير المُلكيَّه لِغَير العاقِل
jehosvásvésvůj
densdetssinsit
ĝia
sen
njegov
-ja, -je
òess, sinn, sitt
それの
그것의
dess
ของมัน
của nó

its

[ɪts]
A. POSS ADJ (with singular noun) → su; (with plural noun) → sus
everything in its placecada cosa en su sitio
it has its advantagestiene sus ventajas
the dog is losing its hairel perro está perdiendo el pelo
the bird was in its cageel pájaro estaba en su jaula
B. POSS PRON(el/la) suyo/a, (los/las) suyos/as
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

its

[ˈɪts]
adj
(with masculine noun)son
What's its name? → Quel est son nom?
(with feminine noun)sa
Every thing in its place → Chaque chose à sa place.
(with plural noun)ses pl
The dog is losing its hair → Le chien perd ses poils.
pronle sien(la sienne), les siens (les siennes)pl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

its

poss adjsein(e)/ihr(e)/sein(e)
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its

[ɪts] poss adjil suo/la sua pli suoi/le sue
the dog hurt its paw → il cane si è fatto male alla zampa
this doll has lost its leg → questa bambola ha perso una gamba
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

it

(it) pronoun
1. (used as the subject of a verb or object of a verb or preposition) the thing spoken of, used especially of lifeless things and of situations, but also of animals and babies. If you find my pencil, please give it to me; The dog is in the garden, isn't it?; I picked up the baby because it was crying; He decided to run a mile every morning but he couldn't keep it up.
2. used as a subject in certain kinds of sentences eg in talking about the weather, distance or time. Is it raining very hard?; It's cold; It is five o'clock; Is it the fifth of March?; It's two miles to the village; Is it your turn to make the tea?; It is impossible for him to finish the work; It was nice of you to come; Is it likely that he would go without us?
3. (usually as the subject of the verb be) used to give emphasis to a certain word or phrase. It was you (that) I wanted to see, not Mary.
4. used with some verbs as a direct object with little meaning. The car broke down and we had to walk it; Oh, bother it!
its adjective
belonging to it. The bird has hurt its wing.
itself pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb or preposition when an object, animal etc is the object of an action it performs. The cat looked at itself in the mirror; The cat stretched itself by the fire.
2. used to emphasize it or the name of an object, animal etc. The house itself is quite small, but the garden is big.
3. without help etc. `How did the dog get in?' `Oh, it can open the gate itself.'
its is an adjective or pronoun expressing possession: a cat and its kittens .
it's is short for it is or it has: It's raining heavily .
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its

ضَمِيرُ الـمُلْكِيَّةُ لِلْمُفْرَدِ الغَائِبِ غَيْرِ العَاقِلِ jeho dens sein δικός του su sen son njegov suo それの 그것의 ervan dens jego dele свою dess ของมัน onun của nó 它的
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