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posture

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːstʃər; ˈpɒstʃə(r)/

Translation of posture in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (of body) postura (feminine); (intentional) postura (feminine), pose (feminine) she has very bad posture tiene muy mala postura in a relaxed posture en una postura or pose relajada
    Example sentences
    • Looking down, Wil could see her squirming to regain her posture / bearing/position/stance.
    • The 22 caribou at Chariot were found dead in a curled posture or ‘sleeping position.’
    • Casey nodded quickly, and instantly assumed a good posture for her position: eyes lowered, but not down, and her head erect.
    Example sentences
    • The posture is somehow defiant, although her expression is anything but.
    • The premise behind this official posture of neutrality is false.
    • But the poses - however exquisitely they were realised - seemed just that: self-conscious postures, tasteful concoctions.
    1.2 countable/numerable (attitude) [formal] postura (feminine) to adopt a neutral/disinterested posture adoptar una postura neutral/desinteresada
    Example sentences
    • Even before he moves I know how it's going to happen, I've read their postures and attitudes and I already have it planned.
    • Skepticism is a method of inquiry primarily, not an attitude or posture or philosophical viewpoint that denies entities or phenomena out of hand.
    • Arms-length disengagement or a perpetual posture of ‘standing ready to help’ is now woefully inadequate.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • hacer* or adoptar poses

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