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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 washing and mending.
If she was disappointed, it was her own fault for expecting too much.
an achievement that was largely due to Stanley’s own efforts
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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
to use someone or something for your own purposes, often in a way that causes harm or difficulties
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Definition and synonyms of own from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.