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American English: /ˈtɛndənsi/
British English: /ˈtɛnd(ə)nsi/

Translation of tendency in Spanish:

noun plural tendencies

  • 1 tendency to + infinitive
    tendencia a + infinitive
    he has a tendency to put on weight
    tiene tendencia or propensión a engordar
    the tendency for sons to imitate their fathers
    la tendencia a que los hijos sigan los pasos de sus padres
    tendency toward something
    tendencia hacia algo
    Example sentences
    • The human race has a pervasive tendency towards religious conviction.
    • I have a tendency to scratch vigorously behind my right knee when distracted.
    • He has a tendency to be ruthless when he has tired of a girlfriend.
  • 2
    also: tendencies plural
    (proclivities) artistic tendencies
    inclinaciones (feminine plural) artísticas
    criminal tendencies
    tendencias (feminine plural) delictivas
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