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determiner its pronunciation in American English /ɪts/
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Its is the possessive form of it.
  1. 1
    belonging or relating to a thing, idea, place, animal, etc. when it has already been mentioned or when it is obvious which one you are referring to
    The chair lay on its side.
    We were eager to see Las Vegas and all its many attractions.
    The bull had a ring through its nose.
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  2. 2
    belonging or relating to a baby or very young child when it has been mentioned or when it is obvious which one you are referring to
    The child was calling for its mother.
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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