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pose +‎ -er

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poser (plural posers)

  1. (Britain) A particularly difficult question or puzzle.
  2. Someone who asks a question or sets a problem.
    Even as a child, she was a habitual poser of difficult questions.
  3. Someone who, or something which, poses; a person who sets their body in a fixed position, such as for photography or painting.
  4. (derogatory, slang) A poseur; someone who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French poser, from Vulgar Latin pausāre < Latin pausāre, present active infinitive of pausō, influenced in meaning by pōnō (especially its past participle positus). Compare Italian posare.

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poser

  1. (transitive) to stop carrying, to put down (something or somebody)
  2. (transitive) to ask (a question)
  3. (transitive) to land (a plane)
  4. (transitive) to lay, place
  5. (transitive) to install, fit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

poser m

  1. indefinite plural of pose

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poser

  1. imperative of posere

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin pausō, pausāre, influenced by Latin pōnō.

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poser

  1. to put; to place
    • ses meins desus lui posa
  2. to suggest; to propose
  3. to rest; to recover; to recuperate

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This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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