2 noun
pose2 [countable]
1AVTCP the position in which someone stands or sits, especially in a painting, photograph etc
in a pose
a painting of the Duchess in a dramatic pose
Ann struck a pose (=stood or sat in a particular position) and smiled for the camera.
2 behaviour in which someone pretends to have a quality or social position they do not really have, usually in order to make other people notice them or admire them:
Her confidence was merely a pose to hide her uncertainty.

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