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Sentence count:280+26 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-01Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: monomaniaownershipself-commandself-controlself-possessionself-willwillpowerSimilar words: prepossessingpossessdispossesssessionobsessioncessionsecessionrecessionMeaning: [pə'zeʃn]  n. 1. the act of having and controlling property 2. anything owned or possessed 3. being controlled by passion or the supernatural 4. a mania restricted to one thing or idea 5. a territory that is controlled by a ruling state 6. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior 7. (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck). 
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1. Man's best possession is a loving wife. 
2. Possession is nine points of the law. 
3. No possession, but use, is the only riches. 
4. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money ; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. 
5. That picture is in my possession.
6. The possession of stolen property is a criminal offence.
7. They had exclusive possession of the property as tenants.
8. He was also charged with illegal possession of firearms.
9. The gang was caught in possession of stolen goods.
10. Some people want to legalize the possession of cannabis.
11. We cannot equate the possession of wealth with goodness.
12. He's had possession of the house for 10 years.
13. He's got possession of the house for 10 years.
14. The possession of a passport is essential for foreign travel.
15. Those documents are now in the possession of the Guardian.
16. You have the right to retain possession of the goods.
17. You cannot legally take possession of the property until three weeks after the contract is signed.
18. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money. It lies in the joy of achievement,( in the thrill of creative effort.
19. He will guarantee us possession of the house by May.
20. The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
21. On her father's death(, she came into possession of a vast fortune.
22. His only possession was a battered old suitcase of clothes.
23. Man's dearest possession is life. It is given to him but once, and he must live it so as to feel no torturing regrets for wasted years, never know the burning shame of a mean and petty past; so live that, dying, he might say: all my life, all my strength were given to the finest cause in all the world--the fight for the Liberation of Mankind.
24. The house has been in the family's possession since the 1500s.
25. He is not in full possession of all his mental faculties.
26. Conquer of fear of death and you are put into possession of your life. 
27. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
28. Police found a large/small quantity of drugs in his possession.
29. He announced that there would be more stringent controls on the possession of weapons.
30. The manuscript is just one of the treasures in their possession .
More similar words: prepossessingpossessdispossesssessionobsessioncessionsecessionrecessionaggressiondepressionrepressionconcessionimpressionsuppressionconfessionsuccessionoppressiondigressionexpressionprofessioncompressionprofessionalcongressionaltransgressionassessecological successionobsessedpossiblepossiblyassessment
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