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English definition of “pose”

pose

verb     /pəʊz/
pose a danger/problem/threat, etc to cause a problem : A lot of these chemicals pose very real threats to our health .Causing things to happen
BE STILL [I] to stay in a particular position so that someone can paint or photograph you: The two leaders posed for photographs outside the White House .Photography
ATTRACT ATTENTION [I] mainly UK to try to make people notice and admire you, especially by looking fashionable : Pascal was posing in his new sunglasses .Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
pose a question formal to ask a question Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of pose verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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