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British English: /pɔɪz/
American English: /pɔɪz/

Translation of poise in German:


  • 1 (composure)
    Haltung, die
    Selbstsicherheit, die
    Selbstvertrauen, das
    have poise
    beherrscht sein/selbstsicher sein
    keep one's poise
    Haltung/Selbstsicherheit behalten
    lose one's poise
    die Haltung od. Beherrschung od. Fassung/sein Selbstvertrauen verlieren
  • 2 (good carriage)
    Haltung, die
    (of body)
    Körperhaltung, die

transitive verb

  • 1in p.p. (in readiness) See examples:sit poised on the edge of one's chair
    auf der Stuhlkante balancieren
    be poised for action
    einsatzbereit sein
    hang poised (Vogel, Insekt) poised
  • 3 (hold suspended, carry in a particular way) See examples:poise the spear ready to hurl it
    den Speer wurfbereit in der Hand halten
    poise oneself on one's toes
    auf den Zehen stehen

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