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Definition of repose verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they repose
    he / she / it reposes
    past simple reposed
    -ing form reposing
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  1. 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of an object) to be or be kept in a particular place She stared at the empty cabinet where once the vase had reposed.
  2. 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of a person) to lie or rest in a particular place We left her reposing on the sofa.
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