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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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poised to do something

ready to do something; in the right position to do something. The cat is poised to jump on the mouse. The army is poised to attack at dawn.
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If that were not enough, the possibility of deflationary cycle looms which would dampen already anemic capital spending and the stock market appears poised to' collapse once again as future earnings fail to support lofty PE ratios.
On ``52nd Street'' (Pablo), the Pittsburgh-born Affif mixes George Benson's poised clarity and Pat Martino's enlightened, harmonic derring-do.
We are poised for more growth in 2007, but it is growth well-earned through customer service and system excellence.
Recent aggressive public/private initiatives have made the neighborhood more desirable than ever, and it is poised now to reap the benefits of a major reduction in crime and homelessness.
These additions, along with its ongoing commitment to providing the highest service levels in the industry, have LFC poised for tremendous growth in 2007.
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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.
With new development still not keeping up with demand and New Jersey's economy still enjoying strong conditions, our industrial markets are poised to continue to experience positive conditions for the foreseeable future.
Hydrogen Power International and ISE-CCM Alternative Energy Index Performers Poised To Grow, US Oil Increasingly Vulnerable To Supply Disruptions And Price Spikes, Says Investrend Research Analyst Piyali Chakravarty In Q3 Alternative Energy Sector Report
With single digit vacancy rates throughout New Jersey, rising rental rates, virtually no oversupply and a growing economy are bellwether signs that the market is poised to continue to experience positive conditions for the near term future.
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.
The founding team at OAT has done an extraordinary job in garnering the lion share of early adaptors in RFID and is well poised to capitalize on this leadership position by bringing more and better value to our customers.