possession

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/pəˈzɛʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pəˈzɛʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pə zeshən)


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possession

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. was [caught, arrested] for (drug) possession
  2. was [caught] in possession of [drugs, contraband, marijuana]
  3. the possession of [drugs]
  4. possession with intent to sell
  5. [sentenced, tried, booked] for possession
  6. took possession of the [car, apartment]
  7. the [unlawful, illegal] possession of
  8. possession and [custody, use, control, distribution]
  9. (do not) have [it] in my possession
  10. am in possession of some information (that you might be interested in)
  11. all their [worldly, family] possessions
  12. lost some [valuable, family] possessions
  13. keep your possessions [safe, in a safe]
  14. her [prized, favorite] possession was stolen
  15. possession is nine-tenths of the law
  16. possession by [the devil, evil spirits]
  17. was not in full possession of his faculties
  18. sports: time of possession
  19. sports: the other team's possession
  20. sports: took possession of the ball
  21. sports: [had, recorded] 65% possession
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