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Everyone has their own idea of what democracy means.
You are free to do what you like in your own home.
She has two small children of her own.
A large school like this should really have a bus of its own.
The club now has its very own radio station.
They spend a lot of time together but they also like to do their own thing.
He was bitter, determined to get his own back.
This is the British English definition of own. View American English definition of own.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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