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American English: /ˌɪnkləˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪnklɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of inclination in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • 1 1.1 (leaning) he has homosexual inclinations
    tiene tendencias or inclinaciones homosexuales
    inclination to something
    tendencia a algo
    he has an inclination to stoutness
    tiene tendencia or propensión a engordar
    Example sentences
    • That most people walk in an ungraceful, ungainly and awkward manner with a forward inclination of the body does not mean that it is the normal way of walking.
    • A slight inclination of Roxy's head indicated to Helen that she knew about her estrangement from Tim.
    • A slight inclination of Alvito's head was all the acknowledgement this pledge received.
    1.2 (desire) See examples: my own inclination is to ignore them totally
    yo me inclino por no hacerles ningún caso
    to have an/no inclination to + infinitive
    tener/no tener deseos or ganas de + infinitive
    I have neither the time nor the inclination to see you
    no tengo ni tiempo ni deseos or ganas de verte
    she shows no inclination to relinquish her post
    no da muestras de querer dejar su puesto
    to follow one's own inclination(s)
    dejarse llevar por su instinto
    Example sentences
    • From foxhounds to sheep dogs, none can be successful in their natural inclinations without proper training.
    • Previous conflicts between their natural inclinations and their fears would be resolved firmly in favour of the left.
    • All of my natural inclinations registered heavily on the Watchtower sin-o-meter.

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