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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] possessivus, of or pertaining to possession, from possessio, possessing, possidere, to possess.

Adjective

possessive (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
possessive

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Of or pertaining to ownership or possession.
  2. (grammar) Indicating ownership, possession, origin, etc.
  3. Unwilling to yield possession of.
    He is very possessive of his car.

Translations

Noun

Singular
possessive

Plural
-

possessive (-)
  1. (grammar) The possessive case.

Translations

See also


Italian

Adjective

possessive f.

  1. Feminine plural form of possessivo

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