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possessive case


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  • n. : case used to express direct possession, ownership, origin, etc. Though similar in many ways to the genitive case, it is not the same. Languages that have the possessive case include English and Quenya.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses ownership, origin, or some possessive relation of one thing to another; as, Homer's admirers; the pear's flavor; the dog's faithfulness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the case expressing ownership


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