possession

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as in hands
the fact or state of having (something) at one's disposal a student who was found to have several overdue library books in his possession

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as in occupancy
the act or fact of residing in a place squatters had established possession in the abandoned warehouse

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“Possession.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/possession. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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