possessively


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pos·ses·sive

 (pə-zĕs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Of or relating to ownership or possession.
2. Having or manifesting a desire to control or dominate another, especially in order to limit that person's relationships with others: a possessive parent.
3. Grammar Of, relating to, or being a noun or pronoun case that indicates possession.
n. Grammar
1. The possessive case.
2. A possessive form or construction.

pos·ses′sive·ly adv.
pos·ses′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.possessively - in a possessive manner; "he was sleeping, one arm flung possessively across his wife"
Translations
بِصورَة تمَلُّكِيَّه
sobecky
besiddendedominerende
birtokolni vágyó módon
meî drottnunargirni
sahip çıkarak

possessively

[pəˈzesɪvlɪ] ADV she slipped her arm into his possessivelyle tomó del brazo de manera posesiva

possessively

adv (about things) → eigen; (towards people) → besitzergreifend

possessively

[pəˈzɛsɪvlɪ] advin modo possessivo

possess

(pəˈzes) verb
to own or have. How much money does he possess?
posˈsession (-ʃən) noun
1. something which is owned by a person, country etc. She lost all her possessions in the fire.
2. the state of possessing.
posˈsessive (-siv) adjective
1. showing that someone or something possesses an object etc. `Yours', `mine', `his', `hers', `theirs' are possessive pronouns; `your', `my', `his', `their' are possessive adjectives.
2. acting as though things and people are one's personal possessions. a possessive mother.
posˈsessively adverb
posˈsessiveness noun
posˈsessor noun
He is the proud possessor of a new car.
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One insider from the network explained that the title is pronounced possessively, and it focuses on Raven's house or home.
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Christina Painting at the University of Auckland remembers the first big male weevil she watched, an 80-millimeter bruiser standing possessively over a female for more than an hour.
The lawmaker criticized March 8's refusal to the rotation of portfolios, stressing that all ministries should not possessively cling to a certain portfolio.
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In scene two, Danae's recollection of a dream of being showered with gold, initiating Jupiter's attempt to woo her, is portrayed as sheets of music drifting down which she gathers up and clutches possessively.