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possess

US [pəˈzes]
UK [pə'zes]
  • v.拥有;控制;具有(特质);攫住
  • Web占有;支配;具备
Simple Present:possesses  Present Participle:possessing  Past Tense:possessed  
possess
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v.
1.
~ sth
有;拥有to have or own sth
He was charged with possessing a shotgun without a licence.
他被控无照拥有猎枪。
The gallery possesses a number of the artist's early works.
这家画廊藏有那位画家的一些早期作品。
2.
~ sth
具有(特质)to have a particular quality or feature
I'm afraid he doesn't possess a sense of humour.
恐怕他没有什么幽默感。
3.
[usupass]
~ sb
攫住;支配;控制to have a powerful effect on sb and control the way that they think, behave, etc.
4.
~ sb to do sth
使言行失常to make sb do sth that seems strange or unreasonable
What possessed him to say such a thing?
他着了什么魔竟说出这种话来?

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