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pɔɪzdpoised

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poisedadjective

    marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action

    "a gull in poised flight"; "George's poised hammer"

  2. collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessedadjective

    in full control of your faculties

    "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"

Wiktionary

  1. poisedadjective

    Possessing poise, having self-confidence.

  2. poisedadjective

    Ready, prepared.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poised

    of Poise

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poised in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poised in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of poised in a Sentence

  1. Gian Fulgoni:

    Fairly early on it became clear that desktop e-commerce would likely underperform our expectations while mobile commerce was poised to over perform.

  2. Patrick Corcoran:

    Since 2001, we’ve had two recessions and unemployment rose to 10 percent, with the average medium income today back to what it was in 2000, essentially we’ve managed to grow in a horrific economy, and looking ahead we’re poised for more growth.

  3. Mmusi Maimane:

    If we win Gauteng it will be a massive. It will open up a totally new gateway to show voters what we can do for them, south Africa is poised for change.

  4. Richard Horsey:

    The elections are poised to be the most credible since the 1950s and that's significant.

  5. Eric Cantor:

    He was much improved from the prior debate and just demonstrated that Jeb is a serious candidate with the leadership skills and the experience, i think coming out of that debate, Jeb is very well poised to really gain some momentum.

Images & Illustrations of poised

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