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propensity

American English: /prəˈpɛnsədi/
British English: /prəˈpɛnsɪti/

noun plural propensities

  • [formal]propensity (to something) he has a propensity to exaggerate
    tiene propensión a exagerar
    tiende or es dado a exagerar
    Example sentences
    • Those that succeed do so with grace and with what seems to be a natural propensity to invent.
    • It is better to look for those tulips with a natural propensity for repeat performance.
    • On the other side of the coin, restrictive policies bring about an inhibiting econo-socio-political environment, which restrains the blossoming of a society's natural propensities.
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