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possessive

  
  ( possessives    plural  )
1       adj   Someone who is possessiveabout another person wants all that person's love and attention.  
oft ADJ about/of n   (=jealous)  
Danny could be very jealous and possessive about me...     
  possessively      adv  
Leaning over, he kissed her possessively on the mouth.     
  possessiveness      n-uncount   (=jealousy)  
I've ruined every relationship with my possessiveness.     
2       adj   Someone who is possessiveabout things that they own does not like other people to use them.  
usu v-link ADJ, usu ADJ about n  
People were very possessive about their coupons.     
3       adj   In grammar, a possessive determiner or possessive adjective is a word such as `my' or `his' which shows who or what something belongs to or is connected with. The possessive form of a name or noun has 's added to it, as in `Jenny's' or `cat's'.  
ADJ n  
4       n-count   A possessive is a possessive determiner or the possessive form of a name or noun.  


possessive pronoun        ( possessive pronouns    plural  ) A possessive pronoun is a pronoun such as `mine', `yours', or `theirs' which is used to refer to the thing of a particular kind that belongs to someone, as in `Can I borrow your pen? I've lost mine.'      n-count  
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possessive

  
  
acquisitive, controlling, covetous, dominating, domineering, grasping, jealous, overprotective, selfish  

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