possessed of (something)

possessed of (something)

In or having possession of something. Affidavits signed by the defendant affirm that he was possessed of all items listed in the police report at the time of his arrest. Successful applicants will be possessed of excellent communication skills and professional conduct.
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*possessed of something

having something; possessing something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) She is possessed of a large amount of money. Todd wishes he were possessed of a large car and a fine house.
See also: of, possessed
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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