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their

possessive case of they: It is their book.
Not to be confused with:
there – in or at that place: The book is over there.
they're – they are: They’re working on a second edition.
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their

 (thâr)
adj.The possessive form of they
1. Used as a modifier before a noun: their accomplishments; their home town.
2. Usage Problem His, her, or its: "It is fatal for anyone who writes to think of their sex" (Virginia Woolf). See Usage Notes at he1, they.

[Middle English, from Old Norse theira, theirs; see to- in Indo-European roots.]
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their

(ðɛə)
determiner
1. of, belonging to, or associated in some way with them: their finest hour; their own clothes; she tried to combat their mocking her.
2. belonging to or associated in some way with people in general not including the speaker or people addressed: in many countries they wash their clothes in the river.
3. belonging to or associated in some way with an indefinite antecedent such as one, whoever, or anybody: everyone should bring their own lunch.
[C12: from Old Norse theira (genitive plural); see they, them]
Usage: See at they
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their

(ðɛər; unstressed ðər)

pron.
1. a form of the possessive case of they used as an attributive adjective, before a noun: their home; their rights as citizens.
2. (used after an indefinite singular antecedent in place of the definite form his or her): Someone left their book on the table. Compare theirs.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Old Norse theirra their; replacing Old English thāra, thǣra; compare they]
usage: See he1, me, they.
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Translations
لَهُم، خاصَّتُهُممِلْكُهُمهمهماهن
jejichvlastní
deressin
heidän
njihov
-juk, -jük
òeirrasinn, sína
彼らの
그들의
savuviņu
ich
njihov
deras
ของเขาเหล่านั้น
của họ

their

[ðɛəʳ] POSS ADJ (with singular noun) → su; (with plural noun) → sus
their fathersu padre
their housesu casa
their parentssus padres
their sisterssus hermanas
they took off their coatsse quitaron los abrigos
after washing their handsdespués de lavarse las manos
someone stole their caralguien les robó el coche
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their

[ˈðɛər] adj
(of them, belonging to them)leur, leurs pl
their house → leur maison
their parents → leurs parents
(= his or her) → son m, sa f, ses pl
Anyone looking for income from their investments → Quiconque cherche à avoir des revenus de ses placements ...
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their

poss adj
ihr
(inf: = belonging to him or her) → seine(r, s); everyone knows their rights nowadaysjeder kennt heutzutage seine Rechte ? also my POSS ADJ
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their

[ðɛəʳ] poss adjil/la loro, i/le loro pl
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their

(ðeə) adjective
1. belonging to them. This is their car; Take a note of their names and addresses.
2. used instead of his, ~his or her etc where a person of unknown sex or people of both sexes are referred to. Everyone should buy his own ticket.
theirs (ðeəz) pronoun
a person, thing etc belonging to them. The child is theirs; a friend of theirs (= one of their friends).
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their

مِلْكُهُم jejich deres ihr δικός τους su heidän leur njihov loro 彼らの 그들의 hun deres ich deles их deras ของเขาเหล่านั้น onların của họ 他们的
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