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verb [transitive]     repossess pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlerepossessing
past tenserepossessed
past participlerepossessed
  1. to take back something that someone had promised to pay you for over a period of time because they are unable to continue paying you for it

    They’ve even had their new house repossessed.

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     repossession pronunciation in British English
/ˌriːpəˈzeʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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