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possess

1. verb in your ownership, keeping2. verb LAW illegally3. verb right, qualification, etc4. verb quality, ability, etc5. verb by idea, desire, etc6. verb REL by evil spirit etc7. verb LAW take possession of
phrases
1 verb in your ownership, keeping TRANSITIVEhis family possessed the land bhí an talamh i seilbh a mhuintire, bhí an talamh ag a mhuintirif you possess an original copy má tá bunchóip i do sheilbh agat , má tá bunchóip agat the library possesses a huge collection of manuscripts tá bailiúchán ollmhór lámhscríbhinní i seilbh na leabharlainne 2 verb LAW illegally TRANSITIVEpossessing drugs is against the law tá sé in aghaidh an dlí drugaí a bheith i do sheilbh agat, tá sé in aghaidh an dlí drugaí a bheith agat
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3 verb right, qualification, etc TRANSITIVEshe possesses a degree in psychology tá céim sa tsíceolaíocht aiciyou must possess a good knowledge of English ní mór cur amach maith a bheith agat ar an mBéarlathe court possesses the power to enforce that law tá sé de chumhacht ag an gcúirt an dlí sin a chur i bhfeidhmthe Communist Party possessed itself of power tharraing an Páirtí Cumannach cumhacht chuige féin 4 verb quality, ability, etc TRANSITIVEshe possesses a keen intelligence tá an-mheabhair chinn aicihe possesses good qualities tá dea-thréithe ag baint leishe was possessed of a weak nature duine lag a bhí ann 5 verb by idea, desire, etc TRANSITIVEone idea possessed her bhí sí tógtha le haon smaoineamh amháin, bhí sí gafa le haon smaoineamh amháinhe was possessed by greed rug an tsaint greim air 6 verb REL by evil spirit etc TRANSITIVEhe was considered to be possessed by the devil ceapadh go raibh an diabhal ann, ceapadh go raibh sé i ngreim ag an diabhal 7 verb LAW take possession of TRANSITIVEseilbh a ghlacadh ar
phrases

what possessed you?

céard a tháinig ort?cén fíbín a bhuail thú?cén nóisean a bhuail thú?I can't imagine what possessed you to say that ní thuigim ó thalamh an domhain céard a tháinig ort go ndúirt tú é sinwhat possessed her to stay so long? cad sa diabhal a thug uirthi fanacht chomh fada sin?

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