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Translation of incline in French:


British English: /ˈɪnklʌɪn/
American English: /ˈɪnˌklaɪn/

transitive verb

British English: /ɪnˈklʌɪn/
American English: /ɪnˈklaɪn/
  • 2to be inclined to do (have tendency)
    (have desire)
    if you feel so inclined
    si l'envie vous en prend
    he was not inclined to help/listen
    il n'était pas disposé à aider/écouter
    to be artistically inclined
    avoir un goût pour l'art
    I didn't know he was that way inclined
    [euphemistic] [pejorative]
    je ne savais pas qu'il en était (informal) [euphemistic] [pejorative], je ne savais pas qu'il était homosexuel
  • 3 [formal] (persuade)to incline somebody to do
    porter quelqu'un à faire

intransitive verb

British English: /ɪnˈklʌɪn/
American English: /ɪnˈklaɪn/
  • 1 (tend)to incline to ou towards
    (ideas, politics) (extremism, socialism)
    to incline to ou towards greed/severity
    avoir tendance à être gourmand/sévère
    to incline towards the opinion that …
    avoir tendance à penser que …
  • 2 (lean)
    (person, road, tower, tree)

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