re´pos|ses´sion

re´pos|ses´sion
re|pos|sess «REE puh ZEHS», transitive verb.
1. to possess again; get possession of again. SYNONYM(S): recover.
2. to put in possession again.
re´pos|ses´sion, noun.

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