its: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (its), [key]
— pron.
  1. the possessive form of(used as an attributive adjective): The book has lost its jacket. I'm sorry about its being so late.


Pronunciation: (its), [key]
  1. contraction of it is: It's starting to rain.
  2. contraction of it has: It's been a long time.
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