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repossess

re·pos·sess

repossess

 
pronunciation:
ri p zes
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: repossessed, repossesses, repossessing
definition: to take possession of again, esp. for failure to pay money that is owed.
My car was repossessed when I missed a payment.
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derivations: repossession (n.), repossessor (n.)