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Definition of posture noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the position in which you hold your body when standing or sitting a comfortable/relaxed posture upright/sitting/supine postures Good posture is essential when working at the computer. Back pain can be the result of bad posture.
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] your attitude to a particular situation or the way in which you deal with it The administration has adopted an aggressive posture on immigration.
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