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Possession

Meanings and phrases

possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of having and controlling property; ownership
  2. anything owned or possessed
  3. a mania restricted to one thing or idea; monomania
  4. being controlled by passion or the supernatural
  5. a territory that is controlled by a ruling state
  6. (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)
  7. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior; self-control; self-possession; willpower; will power; self-command; self-will

actual possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) immediate and direct physical control over property

constructive possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) having the power and intention to have and control property but without direct control or actual presence upon it

criminal possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances

illegal possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. possession of controlled substances
E.g.
  • In December 1964, he was acquitted of illegal possession of a firearm.
  • The charge against him was the "illegal possession of arms - the Colt revolver".
  • He was accused of disobedience to border guards ans illegal possession of a weapon.

material possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. property or belongings that are tangible; tangible possession

tangible possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. property or belongings that are tangible; material possession

transferred possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a possession whose ownership changes or lapses; transferred property

worldly possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings; worldly good

took possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • English forces also took possession of St. Eustatius.
  • They took possession of the heights in that direction.
  • The Dutch took possession of the fort in 1661.

take possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Aimery sent Reynald Barlais to take possession of Jaffa.
  • Evil spirits may take possession of him.
  • The task before them is to take possession of the Promised Land.

next possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Cowboys offense seemed to wake up on their next possession.
  • BC's next possession saw their only sustained drive of the half.
  • On the Rams next possession they drove to the Cowboys 43 yard line.

first possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Marquette scored first, hitting a three-pointer on their first possession.
  • Following the kick, the Bearcats started their first possession of the fourth quarter at their 14-yard line.
  • In the first overtime, Purdue scored on its first possession with a 15-yard touchdown reception by Moore from Blough.

drug possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also later spent time in prison for drug possession .
  • He was arrested for drug possession and refusing to submit to a blood test.
  • He was later also charged with drug possession and two counts of kidnapping.

taking possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They assumed the name on taking possession of Lacedaemon.
  • Van Hook built the main portion of the present house soon after taking possession of the property.
  • Thus, a court officer taking possession of goods under a court order may use force if reasonably necessary.

came into possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After her death, the castle came into possession of the baron.
  • Afterwards, it came into possession of Benjamin F. Joslyn, an arms manufacturer.
  • In 1498 the castle came into possession of the sheriff of Heerlen, Diederick van Pallandt.

possession of marijuana

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later in 2013, he had a charge of possession of marijuana, less than an ounce.
  • Zachary Crank was tried as an adult and pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana.
  • One night, Ellis gets a call from Barney telling him that he is in possession of marijuana.

ensuing possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the ensuing possession, Tiffin hit a 49-yard field goal to bring the score to 12–3.
  • On the ensuing possession, Tar Heel halfback Daley Goff rushed 11 yards for a touchdown.
  • Connecticut went three-and-out on the ensuing possession, punting the ball back to Toledo.

sole possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cardinals regain sole possession of first place.
  • He hit his 661st home run the next day, April 13, to take sole possession of third place.
  • Woods held sole possession of the lead early in the round, but carded 72 (+1) to fall back to 212 with Mahan.

marijuana possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By 1973, marijuana possession convictions in the UK had reached 11,111 annually.
  • She is ending prosecutions of low-level marijuana possession and is dismissing many cases.
  • The search yielded 20 grams of marijuana, and the three were arrested for marijuana possession.

demonic possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Like "The Exorcist", it involves demonic possession.
  • Foy researched witchcraft and demonic possession for the role.
  • 706D) reports that the Magi instructed victims of demonic possession to recite the Ephesia Grammata.

taken possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A minority has taken possession of all of the wealth of the world."
  • JCB had taken possession of the machine from insurers after a court hearing.
  • We have taken possession of numerous outworks, and we open trenches to-night.

possession of firearms

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was convicted on the charge of illegal possession of firearms and sentenced to three months in jail.
  • Two years later, he was arrested and sentenced to Re-education through labor for illegal possession of firearms.
  • Undesired activities at such times may include assembly in the streets, violation of curfew, or possession of firearms.

gained possession

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Following an Alabama punt, Texas gained possession on their own 7-yard line with 3:14 to go.
  • However, the Creature Commandos later gained possession of an entire army of mass-produced J.A.K.E.s.
  • Together with his mother he moved to Zürich and in 1896, aged 24, gained possession of his substantial inheritance from his father.
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