Definition of 'posture'
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If they've got good posture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If they've got good posture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The risk factors for each of them can be dramatically reduced with good posture. The Sun (2014)You can improve your balance and posture while just sitting at your desk. The Sun (2009)What both men were really playing at was political posturing. The Sun (2010)His posture is genuinely one of respect. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The position or posture adopted for meditation is of importance. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)You can see her posture change at certain times. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lean forward from your hips keeping a good posture with your back. The Sun (2012)There should be no room for the political posturing we have seen so far. The Sun (2016)The man in the brace position struggled back into an upright posture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This all adds up to mobility and frequent changes in posture. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)It is best to learn the technique from an experienced teacher because there are many individual differences in body posture. Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)This is partly a defensive posture, partly an aggressive one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are effects on whole body posture through the hips, lower back and into the neck. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's a dynamic and vigorous yoga that uses the breath to flow from one posture into another. The Sun (2006)It's usually caused by posture. The Sun (2009)To combat the poor posture caused by technology use, back strengthening and chest opening yoga moves including the cobra are thrown in. The Sun (2015)The England management had clearly had enough of their star player's posturing and provocative behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In others he is praying, or striking a military posture, or looking pensive and scholarly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As any stiffness eases, sufferers are encouraged to gradually increase their range of neck movement, and maintain good posture when sitting or walking. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: posture NOUN
Your posture is the position in which you stand or sit.
You can make your stomach look flatter instantly by improving your posture.
British English: posture VERB
You can say that someone is posturing when you disapprove of their behaviour because you think they are trying to give a particular impression in order to deceive people.
She says the President may just be posturing.
Definition of posture from the Collins English Dictionary
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