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American English: /ˈpɛn(t)ʃ(ə)nt/
British English: /ˈpɒ̃ʃɒ̃/


  • [formal]penchant (for something)
    (liking) inclinación (feminine) or afición (feminine) (por algo)
    (tendency) tendencia (a algo)
    Example sentences
    • History in Edinburgh has a peculiar penchant for throwing together people, politics and passion.
    • That is a perennial weakness of princes - a penchant for false-hearted favourites.
    • Both women had a penchant for people with titles, even spurious ones.
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