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English definition of “supine”

supine

adjective (BODY)    /ˈsuː.paɪn/ /ˈsjuː-/ formal
( lying ) flat on your back, looking up: We walked along the beach , past the rows of supine bodies soaking up the sun . → Compare proneRecliningNot holding the body upright supinely     /-li/ adverb formal
(Definition of supine adjective (BODY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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