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besitzen in English:

1. own own


It's my own car.
We own a few hundred acres between the three of us.
He puts on a show of being impartial and unbiased, but I think he's just a guy with no opinion of his own.
I own some very old stamps.
They have formed their own nationwide association, the American Association of Retired Persons.
I've heard of pseudomyopia, but I never thought my own child would come to have it.
He is an individual with his own living space and his own sleeping space.
All right, do it your own way, but don't blame me if you fail.
What with good fortune, and his own effort, he won the first prize in the contest.
All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
In the automotive industry of the 1970's, Japan beat the U.S. at its own game.
We're gonna make sure that no one is taking advantage of the American people for their own short-term gain.
A man touched down on the moon. A wall came down in Berlin. A world was connected by our own science and imagination.
She embroidered her own initials on the white handkerchief.
Through genetic engineering, corn can produce its own pesticides.

English word "besitzen"(own) occurs in sets:

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2. possess possess


It is the things that we do not possess which seem to us most desirable.
How many books do you possess?
An understanding of people is the greatest weapon you can possess.
Do you think it should be legal for citizens to possess a gun?
Someday, I would like to possess a sailboat.
Those who possess nothing lose nothing.
Happiness does not consist of how much you possess.
Ordinary people possess enormous power.
Do you think that those superheroes are endowed with talents we don't possess?
The Koran, far from being inimitable, is a literary work of inferior quality, as it is neither clear, nor understandable, nor does it possess any practical value and is certainly not a revealed book.
It is the border-line cases that are always in danger: the dignified buildings of the past which may possess no real artistic or historic value, but which people have become sentimentally attached to and have grown to love.
what possessed you?
Arthur possesses a rare enthusiasm for the subject.
I believe I possess the right combination of logical thinking and analytical skill
Can you tell us what quality that you possess is the most outstanding?

English word "besitzen"(possess) occurs in sets:

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3. possessing


As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power, war is inevitable.

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