la postura
-the posture
See the entry for postura.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (body position)
a. posture
Debes relajarte un poco; tienes una postura corporal muy rígida.You should relax a bit; your body posture is too stiff.
b. position
Leí que las mejores posturas para dormir son boca arriba y de costado.I read that the best sleeping positions are on your back and on your side.
2. (disposition)
a. stance
Se mantuvieron firmes en su postura durante las negociaciones.They stayed firm in their stance during the negotiations.
b. attitude
¿Por qué tienes esa postura tan negativa hacia la boda de tu hija?Why do you have such negative attitude toward your daughter's wedding?
c. position
Hemos adoptado una postura muy clara acerca de este asunto.We have adopted a very clear position on this issue.
3. (offer)
a. bid
Hizo una postura por $500 por una mesa antigua en la subasta.He made a bid of $500 for an antique table at the auction.
4. (instance of wearing something)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. wear
Con cada postura, las suelas de mis zapatos se deshacen más y más.With every wear, the soles of my shoes fall apart more and more.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (posición)
a. position, posture
2. (actitud)
a. attitude, stance
3. (en subasta)
a. bid
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1 [del cuerpo] position
no sé cómo puedes estar en una postura tan incómoda I don't know how you can stand being in such an uncomfortable position
postura del loto lotus position
2 (actitud) stance; position
la postura del gobierno en este asunto
adoptó una postura poco razonable he adopted an unreasonable stance o position; tomar postura to take a stand
3 (en una subasta) bid
hacer postura to make a bid
4 (en juego de azar) bet; stake
5 [de ave] (acción) egg-laying; (conjunto de huevos) eggs
; (p)
eggs laid
; (p)
6 (droga) 1000-pesetas' worth of hashish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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