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  • adj. Belonging to em, their (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, coordinate with his and her.

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Examples

  • The word eirēnē is from the Greek goddess of the same name (Pax in Roman mythology) and was a deity that was against war.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • This is not much help to Latvia, where the word begins with "eir".

    languagehat.com: THE ERISTIC GENITIVE OF EURO.

  • Safety is served by meeting th eir compulsive networking halfway, allowing them to check messages, make calls and tap the cloud by voice command rather than by fumbling with a touchscreen.

    Driving Distraction

  • House Republican leaders have called swift passage of an FAA bill one of their priorities, and th eir current version doesn't appear to include any provisions likely to hold up final passage.

    Senate Approves $35 Billion Aviation Bill

  • The Twilight sagas growing legion of fans will flock to th! is in th eir black-clad droves meaningful just what to expect.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • It is interesting that a person who was complaining about eir culture being stolen suggest that the Burners go and steal someone else's culture.

    Burning Man and the Indigenous Community. - Feministing

  • Mr. Walsh and his wife, Amy, recently spent three days 'vacation from their jobs and several weekends transforming th eir yard into a fenced "cemetery," with three big tents filled with frightful displays, including a bloody victim.

    Saying Boo to Halloween

  • In fact, Putnam Investments has a suite of absolute-return funds, the 100, 300, 500 and 700 series, all of which try to do th eir job by number.

    Absolute-Return Funds Aren't for Most Investors

  • "Now [that we are] into direct negotiations we expect that both parties will do everything within th eir power to create an environment for those negotiations to continue constructively."

    Settlement Issue Could Scuttle Talks, Abbas Says

  • Gary Perlin told investors during a conference call, "With increasing quarterly origination of new accounts, improving charge-offs, and a gradually moderating impact of run-off, we expect domestic card balances to be approaching th eir lows."

    Profit Nearly Triples for AmEx, Capital One

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