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posture

[ pos-cher ]
/ 藞p蓲s t蕛蓹r /
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noun
verb (used with object), pos路tured, pos路tur路ing.
verb (used without object), pos路tured, pos路tur路ing.
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Origin of posture

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; from French, from Italian postura, from Latin posit奴ra.See posit, -ure

synonym study for posture

2. See position.

OTHER WORDS FROM posture

pos路tur路al, adjectivepos路tur路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for posture

posture
/ (藞p蓲st蕛蓹) /

noun
verb
to assume or cause to assume a bodily position or attitude
(intr) to assume an affected or unnatural bodily or mental posture; pose

Derived forms of posture

postural, adjectiveposturer, noun

Word Origin for posture

C17: via French from Italian postura, from Latin posit奴ra, from p艒nere to place
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