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  1. double possessive(Noun)

    Two or more consecutive nouns in the possessive case, as with "St. Paul's Cathedral's vergers"; discouraged on grounds of style.

  2. double possessive(Noun)

    Combination of the periphrastic possessive, "of x" with the possessive inflection of a noun. For example, "A friend of John's".


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