Translation of tendency in Spanish:

tendency

Pronunciation: /ˈtendənsi/

n (plural -cies)

  • 1.1 tendencia (feminine); [Medicine/Medicina] propensión (f), tendencia (f) tendency to + infinitive/infinitivo tendencia a + infinitive/infinitivo 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 sth tendencia hacia algo 1.2
    (tendencies plural)
    (proclivities) artistic tendencies inclinaciones (feminine plural) artísticas criminal tendencies tendencias (feminine plural) delictivas

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