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posesión

Translation of posesión in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (propiedad, tenencia) 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 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
Example sentences
  • El presidente del tribunal electoral, Carlos Coello, realizó el acto de posesión.
  • Casi cuatrocientos invitados han presenciado en directo la toma de posesión del nuevo presidente del Barça.
  • Firma del Acta de posesión de los Ministros.

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