possession

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possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done ability , power
obtain for personal possession acquire
act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something acquisition
(law) the voluntary and absolute transfer of title and possession of real property from one person to another alienation
game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays American football , American football game
punctuation mark indicating omitted letters or possession apostrophe
lien permitting an artisan to retain possession of a piece of work until has been paid for artisan's lien
state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty associated state , protectorate
act of taking possession of or power over something assumption , laying claim
person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it bearer , holder
envy the possession of begrudge
something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone belongings , holding , material possession , property
preoccupation with the acquisition and possession of books bibliomania
surrender possession of cede
deprive of possession commandeer , confiscate , divest , expropriate , rob , strip
goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law contraband
drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law controlled substance
fearless self-possession in the face of danger coolness , nervelessness
(law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances criminal possession
voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another delivery , legal transfer , livery
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