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English definition of “posturing”

posturing

noun [U]     /ˈpɒs.tʃər.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈpɑːs.tʃɚ-/ disapproving
behaviour or speech that is intended to attract attention and interest , or to make people believe something that is not true : His writing has been dismissed as mere intellectual posturing.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off posture     /ˈpɒs.tʃər/ US  /ˈpɑːs.tʃɚ/ verb [I]
(Definition of posturing noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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