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Definition of repossess verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] repossess somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they repossess
he / she / it repossesses
past simple repossessed
-ing form repossessing
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to take back property or goods from someone who has arranged to buy them but who still owes money for them and cannot pay First I lost my job, then my house was repossessed.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: repossess