French translation of 'poised'
- [hand, finger]
- (= all set)
prêt(e) à faire qchto be poised for sth
se tenir prêt(e) pour qch
- (= calm and self-confident)
Example Sentences Including 'poised'
They moved together in a close formation across the open patch of moonlight, past the poised statue.The Quest for K
Anthony remained standing, gazing at a large, smouldering log that looked poised to roll forward undesirably.In Love and War
They were looking at her, waiting, the silver pencil still poised.The Touch of Innocents
Trends of 'poised'
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- (= calmness)
- (= grace)
maintien m élégant
- (= balance)
- [of head, body]
- (= position)
placer en équilibre
Example Sentences Including 'poise'
One had the assurance and poise of inherited wealth; the other was only a step up from his own position.Tank of Serpents
She would cross her legs, light a cigarette, look away and hold us with her perfect poise.A Death in the Family
Gina Caporetto had recovered her poise , which was considerable.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
'poised' in Other Languages
Translation of poised from the Collins English to French Dictionary