possessive
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possessive
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (domineering)
a. posesivo
Tom had finally found a woman who would respect him and not be possessive.Tom por fin había encontrado a una mujer que la respetaría y no sería posesiva.
b. dominante
Don't be such a possessive father. Give your children some freedom!No seas un papá tan dominante. ¡Dales un poco de libertad a tus hijos!
2. (grammar)
a. posesivo
In Spanish, a possessive adjective that follows the noun must agree with it in gender and number.En español, un adjetivo posesivo que sigue al sustantivo debe concordar con este en número y género.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (grammar)
a. el posesivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The word "it's" simply means "it is," while "its" is a possessive.La palabra "it's" significa simplemente "es", mientras "its" es un posesivo.
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possessive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el posesivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (parent, lover)
a. posesivo(a) (grammar)
to be possessive of or about something/somebodyser posesivo con algo/alguien
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possessive [pəˈzesɪv]
adjective
1 [+person] posesivo; [+love etc] dominante; tiránico
to be possessive about sth/towards sb ser posesivo con algo/algn
2 (Ling) posesivo
noun
(Ling) posesivo (m)
modifier
possessive pronoun (n) pronombre (m) posesivo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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