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Engelsk navneord: possession

1. possession (om handling) the act of having and controlling property


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ownership


Mindre specifikke termercontrol


Mere specifikke termeractual possession, constructive possession, criminal possession, holding, keeping, retention

2. possession anything owned or possessed


Mindre specifikke termerrelation


Mere specifikke termerassets, belongings, circumstances, holding, liabilities, property, transferred possession, transferred property, treasure, white elephant

3. possession (om tilstand) being controlled by passion or the supernatural


Mindre specifikke termerenchantment, spell, trance

4. possession (om motiv) a mania restricted to one thing or idea


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)monomania


Mindre specifikke termercacoethes, mania, passion

5. possession (om sted) a territory that is controlled by a ruling state


Mindre specifikke termerdistrict, dominion, territorial dominion, territory


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAmerican Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Faeroe Islands, Faeroes, Faroe Islands, Faroes, French Oceania, French Polynesia, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Macao, Macau, United States Virgin Islands, VI

6. possession (om egenskab) the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)self-command, self-control, self-possession, self-will, will power, willpower


Mindre specifikke termerfirmness, firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolution, resolve


Mere specifikke termernerves, presence of mind

7. possession (om handling) (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey took possession of the ball on their own goal line.


Mindre specifikke termercontrol


Overordnet emneområdeathletics, sport









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