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posesión

Translation of posesión in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (propiedad, tenencia) possession no hemos tomado posesión de la casa todavía we haven't taken possession of the house yet está en posesión de todas sus facultades he is in full possession of his faculties el nuevo director tomará posesión de su cargo el día 16 the new director will take up his post on the 16th la posesión de tanta riqueza por unos pocos the possession of so much wealth by a few people se disputan la posesión de las tierras they are in dispute over ownership of the land o/or over who owns the land la posesión de 100 acciones le da derecho a hablar en la reunión ownership of 100 shares gives you the right to speak at the meeting fue hallado en posesión de dos kilos de cocaína he was caught in possession of two kilos of cocaine

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