Posture is the position of a body while standing or sitting.(noun)
An example of posture is standing straight.
See posture in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: MFr < It postura < L positura, a position < ponere, to place: see position
See posture in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Italian postura
Origin: , from Latin positūra, position
Origin: , from positus
Origin: , past participle of pōnere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots.
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