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Definition of "possesses" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of possess. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "possesses" in a sentence
  • "The title possesses a juristic interest: the official bodies are called commissioni, not tribunali; decretare, and not giudicare or decidere, is used; and the processes are termed controversie and contestazioni."
  • "Once in his head a term possesses him, much like Cho, making him use words and phrases over and over to the point of exhaustion."
  • "Save, however, in the case of the city of London, where alone in England ancient municipal institutions have been generally preserved, the term possesses no political significance. ["