Definition of Possessive in English :
Define Possessive in English
Possessive meaning in English
Meaning of Possessive in English
Pronunciation of Possessive in English
Possessive pronunciation in English
Pronounce Possessive in Englishsee synonyms of possessive
the case expressing ownership
2. genitive, possessive
serving to express or indicate possession
Example Sentences:'possessive pronouns''the genitive endings'
desirous of owning
Example Sentences:'small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys'
having or showing a desire to control or dominate
Example Sentences:'a possessive parent'
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