Besittning - The Swedish Word for Colony

What does besittning mean? Besittning is the Swedish word for colony or possession. Some of its most common inflections are besittningen, besittningar. Some common Swedish words that are synonyms to besittning are innehav. A great example sentence to help you learn Swedish is 'Portugal frånträdde sina afrikanska besittningar', which translates into 'Portugal relinquished her colonies in Africa'.

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Translation:
  1. Colony
  2. Possession
Inflections:
  • Besittningen
  • Besittningar
Example:
  • Portugal frånträdde sina afrikanska besittningar: Portugal relinquished her colonies in Africa
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