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English definition of “pose”

pose

verb [T] (CAUSE)    /pəʊz/ US  /poʊz/
C1 to cause something, especially a problem or difficulty: Nuclear weapons pose a threat to everyone. The mountain terrain poses particular problems for civil engineers.Causing difficulties for oneself or others
(Definition of pose verb (CAUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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