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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
posture /'pɔstʃə/
  • danh từ
    • tư thế; dáng điệu, dáng bộ
    • tình thế, tình hình
      • the present posture of affairs: tình hình sự việc hiện nay
  • ngoại động từ
    • đặt trong tư thế nhất định
    • nội động từ
      • lấy dáng, lấy tư thế, lấy điệu b
    Concise Dictionary
    postures|postured|posturing'pɑstʃə(r) /'pɒs-
    +the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    +characteristic way of bearing one's body
    +a rationalized mental attitude
    +capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    +behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
    +assume a posture as for artistic purposes

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 pose, position, attitude, stance, appearance, carriage:
    She stood there in a defiant posture, with arms akimbo.
    2 position, condition, situation, state, disposition; arrangement, organization, layout, array, format:
    The government adopted a conciliatory posture in the matter.
    3 attitude, stance, position, feeling, sentiment, outlook, (point of) view, viewpoint, orientation, disposition, frame of mind, mood:
    The interviewer tried to determine the general's posture on disarmament.
    4 pose, attitudinize, affect, put on a show, do for effect, Colloq show off:
    Despite all her posturing, we believe her to be sincere.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U, C] the position in which you hold your body when standing or sitting: a comfortable / relaxed posture + upright / sitting / supine postures + Back pains can be the result of bad posture.
    2 [C, usually sing.] your attitude to a particular situation or the way in which you deal with it: The government has adopted an aggressive posture on immigration.
    + verb [V] ~ (as sth) (formal) to pretend to be sth that you are not by saying and doing things in order to impress or deceive people
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 position of the body


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


    She has very good posture.
    | adopt | maintain | change, improve


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

    2 attitude


    defensive | agressive, threatening | military


    adopt, assume | maintain


    ~ towards
    to adopt a threatening posture towards an opponent

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