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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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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
the system of trade unions, or the principles on which trade unions are based
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of poised from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.