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Overview of noun possessive

The noun possessive has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. genitive, genitive case, possessive, possessive case

(the case expressing ownership)

Overview of adj possessive

The adj possessive has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) possessive, genitive

(serving to express or indicate possession; "possessive pronouns"; "the genitive endings")

2. (1) possessive

(desirous of owning; "small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys")

3. possessive

(having or showing a desire to control or dominate; "a possessive parent") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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