poised for

poised for (something)

Braced, prepared, or ready for something that is about to happen. We were all poised for the huge workload the project would bring. The two combatants stood facing each other in the ring, poised for the fight to begin.
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poised for something

ready for something; in the right position and waiting for something. The cat stared at the mouse, poised for action. The army was poised for battle.
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3 : to be or become ready for something The company was poised for success.
With New York City experiencing one of the strongest commercial real estate markets ever, and rents becoming largely inelastic in the prevailing economy, we believe Westchester, a sub-market intimately linked to NYC, will remain poised for strong growth in 2007.
Given the alien quality of Rio's landscape, it seems appropriate that the form of the museum should most obviously suggest a flying saucer, seemingly poised for take-off on the edge of the water.
Internet Services and Data Communications Services Markets Poised for Significant Growth
Through a combination of hands-on management, the implementation of aggressive tenant retention programs, renovations, and capital improvements, the property now offers a very stable cash flow and is poised for even further appreciation going forward.
We are poised for more growth in 2007, but it is growth well-earned through customer service and system excellence.
It is now poised for a floor vote by the full Senate.
National Title and Settlement Services Provider Poised for More Growth in 2007
Florida's apartment market seems poised for a comeback in 2004, according to owners and developers gathered at a recent CB Richard Ellis Florida Multihousing Conference in Orlando.
CHICAGO -- Ian Wyatt, editor of the Growth Report newsletter, highlights a company that has enjoyed stellar growth and is poised for exceptional growth in the coming year.
Poised for the upswing in the economy, Westchester County provides an urban/suburban alternative to users just 25 miles north of New York City.
The Alternative Energy Sector is poised for future growth as evident from macroeconomic factors, worldwide government initiatives, tremendous interest from the private sector and venture capitalists and growing demand for energy from China and India.
Two areas of Manhattan, one virtually written off in the past decade and the other struggling with high vacancy rates and technologically deficient buildings, are poised for major renaissances.
While small businesses are certainly poised for growth in the marketplace, they are constantly balancing the fear of change with the need to adapt to customer needs," explained Steve Hilton, Yankee Group, director of small and medium business strategies.