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posture noun

1 position of the body

ADJ. correct, good | bad, poor | erect, upright the normal upright posture | stiff, stooping | body

VERB + POSTURE have She has very good posture. | adopt | maintain | change, improve

PREP. in a/the ~ He sat in a posture of absolute respect. | ~ for a poor posture for driving

2 attitude

ADJ. defensive | agressive, threatening | military

VERB + POSTURE adopt, assume | maintain

PREP. ~ towards to adopt a threatening posture towards an opponent