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The power pose was one of those nuggets of glamorous research which gained instant global popularity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He strikes a pose according to circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is the original sculpture credited with bringing about the birth of modern art: a teenage dancer whose pose pushed artists into revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You might also want to pose the application ideas to your group members. Christianity Today (2000)He wanted batsmen to hold a pose for the cameras. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This curiosity should make you pose some questions naturally. Marius, Richard A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)The report does not pose such questions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These financial woes also pose a threat to the democratic process. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He intends to ensure people who pose a threat are not released from jail before they go on trial. The Sun (2008)Then there are those who warn that programming machines to think could one day pose a threat to mankind itself. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Synonyms of 'pose'

position yourself, sit, model, strike a pose
put on airs, affect, posture, show off

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Translations for 'pose'

British English: pose VERB
If something poses a problem or a danger, it is the cause of that problem or danger.
This could pose a threat to jobs in the coal industry.
  • American English: pose
  • Brazilian Portuguese: representar
  • Chinese: 造成 >问题、危险
  • European Spanish: plantear
  • French: poser
  • German: darstellen
  • Italian: porre
  • Japanese: もたらす
  • Korean: > 야기하다문제나 위험을
  • European Portuguese: representar
  • Spanish: plantear
British English: pose NOUN
A pose is a particular way that you stand, sit, or lie, for example when you are being photographed or painted.
We have had several preliminary sittings in various poses.
  • American English: pose
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pose
  • Chinese: 姿势 >问题、危险
  • European Spanish: postura
  • French: pose
  • German: Pose
  • Italian: posa
  • Japanese: ポーズ
  • Korean: 포즈
  • European Portuguese: pose
  • Spanish: postura

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