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repose 1

American English: /rəˈpoʊz/
British English: /rɪˈpəʊz/

noun

uncountable
  • [literary] in repose
    en reposo
    Example sentences
    • But those moments of rest and repose are important to feed the soul.
    • It is desirable, at certain times of day or night, to look deeply at objects in repose: wheels that have run long dusty distances bearing great loads of vegetable or mineral, coal sacks, barrels, baskets, carpenters' hafts and helves.
    • It is highly evocative, both in violent action and in repose.
    Example sentences
    • It is not the social disaster which we hark back to, but the emotive response - the existential repose and quietude with which men confronted their impending doom.
    • The beginning of the poem images the self's divisions as the body pulls the speaker's ascending thoughts down from a scene of repose, tranquillity and safety.
    • The placid look of his countenance never changed for an instant; his whole frame rested, uncontrolled, in perfect stillness and repose; not a muscle was seen to twitch.

intransitive verb

  • [literary]
    reposar [literary]
    to repose on something
    descansar sobre algo
    apoyarse en algo

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repose 2
American English: /rəˈpoʊz/
British English: /rɪˈpəʊz/

transitive verb

  • to repose something in somebody/something
    depositar algo en alguien/algo [formal]
    to repose trust in somebody
    depositar su ( or mi etc) confianza en alguien
    Example sentences
    • I cannot here give references and authorities for my several statements; and I must trust to the reader reposing some confidence in my accuracy’.
    • He refused to be dragged into unnecessary political controversy and instead reposed his trust in the discretion of his voters who all are celebrated writers drawn from 22 languages of India.
    • just how little control you have over how other people will behave when you repose your trust in them!

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