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own  

EN[əʊn]
US
Fpropre
  • VerbeSGownsPRowningPT, PPowned
    1. VT To have rightful possession of (property, goods or capital); "To possess by right; to have the right of property in; to have the legal right or rightful title to." (Ref 1).
      1. I own this car.
    2. VT To have recognized political sovereignty over a place, territory, as distinct from the ordinary connotation of property ownership.
      1. The United States owns Point Roberts by the terms of the Treaty of Oregon.
    3. VI To admit, concede, grant, allow, acknowledge, confess; not to deny.
      1. VT To claim as one's own; to answer to.
        1. VI To acknowledge or admit the possession or ownership of. (Ref 3).
          1. VT To defeat or embarrass; to overwhelm.
            1. I will own my enemies.
            2. If he wins, he will own you.
          2. VT To virtually or figuratively enslave.
            1. (gaming) SLA To defeat, dominate, or be above, also spelled pwn.
              1. VT (computing, slang) To illicitly obtain "super-user" or "root" access into a computer system thereby having access to all of the user files on that system; pwn.
                1. VT OBS To grant; give.
                  1. VT To admit; concede; acknowledge.
                    1. VT To recognise; acknowledge.
                      1. to own one as a son
                    2. VI (Britain dialectal) To confess.
                    3. Adjectif
                      1. Belonging to; possessed; proper to.
                        1. Surprisingly, I realised my own brother had the same idea as me.   You need to find your own seat - this one is mine.   He gave her a pen, because he already had his own.   The restored Maxwell is Bob's own car.   They went this way, but we need to find our own way.   We have made some arrangements, but you will need to make your own.   They were all prepared for the picnic, because they had all brought their own food and plates. ‎
                      2. OBS Peculiar, domestic.
                        1. OBS Not foreign.
                        2. Plus d'exemples
                          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                            • He donated an etching from his own collection to the new art gallery.
                            • No place to climb? MacGyver your own set-up in a power rack for rope pull-ups or rows. 14 March 2014
                            • The goth subculture has its own mode of dress, and it has a characteristic musical style.
                          2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                            • He straggled away from the crowd and went off on his own.
                            • For the masters of the Kremlin have been no less aware of the sinister potentialities of a healthy and vigorous supercolossus whose population was at least three times as large as their own.
                            • As if the hostile takeover weren't enough, to add insult to injury they scrapped ninety percent of our products and replaced them with their own.

                        Meaning of own for the defined word.

                        Grammaticalement, ce mot "own" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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                          1. Adjectifs
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