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  • n. Plural form of possession.

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Examples

  • One of her prized possessions is her Boomerang-Toomerang-Zoomerang, with which she sometimes makes mischief; but usually, when she is caught, she uses the same, to put things back to normal.

    McCain campaign adviser pushes back on Palin book

  • "Imagine": we've heard it a thousand times, including today, as part of the Google animated logo on his birthday -- but it's still a great song - and the idea, "Imagine no possessions," is more radical now than ever.

    Jon Wiener: Lennon Top Five

  • I like jewelry – in fact, one of my most cherished possessions is a tiny birthstone ring my uncle bought for me on my 6th birthday.

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  • Among my most treasured possessions is a set of classic recordings, each and every one of which was lovingly compiled for me years ago on cassettes from the original gramophone records in the collection of my elder brother Hamish.

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  • "Imagine": we've heard it a thousand times, including today, as part of the Google animated logo on his birthday -- but it's still a great song -- and the idea, "Imagine no possessions," is more radical now than ever.

    Jon Wiener: Lennon Top Five

  • One of my most prized possessions is a complete collection of Shakespeare that was given to my mother as her high school valedictorian present by her book-loving father, the year before he died.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Their two touchdowns in those nine possessions is an average of 22.2 percent - tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the bottom of the NFL.

    Redskins are last in red zone offense

  • Going through all your possessions is exhausting for most people.

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  • The townspeople were frantic, scrambling for water and rescuing possessions from the buildings nearest the flames.

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  • Teaching that desire for more material possessions is a sign of one's religious piety is simply offering a justification for crass consumerism.

    Black Churches and the Prosperity Gospel

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