- 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 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
- 2 2.1 (objeto poseído) possession estas son todas sus posesiones these are all the possessions she has 2.2 (finca) land, estate la familia tiene posesiones en Jalisco the family has estates o land in Jalisco 2.3 (territorio, colonia) possession perdieron las posesiones de ultramar they lost their overseas possessions
- 3 [Psic] possession era víctima de una posesión diabólica he was possessed (by the devil)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.