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to own: to have, to possess, to be the proprietor of
I own three cars.

(my) own (car): (my car) that belongs to me, that I am the owner of; (my) exclusive, individual, private (car)
Pronunciation examples
UK: Now that I'm thirty, my mum wants me to get my own home.
US: I owned a motorcycle when I was younger.
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  • "And I have my own dynamite."
  • "I am happy with my own accent."
  • "Our commitment to our customers has always been what sets us apart from our competitors, and it's time to dedicate some serious resources to a full time staff with their own space."
  • "I see you manage your own share portfolio."
  • "We are hoping this initiative will save time and avoid hurt feelings (mainly my own)."
  • "-Stink, Bruno's dog, has his own key to the apartment."
  • "We make our own glass right here in the factory."
  • "We'll have our own meeting by the coffee machine."
  • "I've got my own space, in space."
  • "Santa Claus is coming to town - especially if you own shares in Delavigne Corp!"

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