Definition of predispose in English:
verb[with object] (predispose someone to/to do something)
Make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action, or condition: lack of exercise may predispose an individual to high blood pressure
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- Further, our training predisposes us to conduct our research as scholars of particular nation-states or regions.
- If people begin honest dialogues with others they are predisposed to trust, they might be less inclined to take a hard-line position in the broader gun debate.
- All three agreed that it is difficult to lead the masses anywhere - unless they are predisposed to head in that direction anyways.
- Example sentences
- Many organizations have the predisposed notion that it will cost too much.
- If one part of it is out of balance or improperly tilted toward a predisposed bias, we will not draw the correct conclusions.
- Therefore, the development of myopia can continue in a predisposed person beyond the teenage years.
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