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Liverpool appear poised for victory in the championship match.
Japan was poised to become the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam.
Two guards stood poised with their hands on their guns.
The shy little girl has grown into a poised young woman.
Rachel appeared to be poised between laughter and tears.
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a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
a large cup for beer, often with a lid
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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Definition of poised from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.