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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.
Alan had always done his own cooking and cleaning.
If she was disappointed, it was her own fault for expecting too much.
a success that was largely due to Stanley’s own efforts
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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
the metal tracks on a street that a tram travels along
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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American definition and synonyms of own from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.