• The way a person holds and positions their body.
  • A situation or condition.
  • One's attitude or the social or political position one takes towards an issue or another person.
  • The position of someone or something relative to another; position; situation.


  • to put one's body into a posture or series of postures, especially hoping that one will be noticed and admired
  • to pretend to have an opinion or a conviction
  • To place in a particular position or attitude; to pose.


  • From French, from Italian postura, from Latin positÅ«ra. positura.

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