Bedeutung von "predisposed" - als Fremdsprache


adjective uk us /ˌpriːdɪˈspəʊzd/
be predisposed to sth

to be more likely than other people to have a medical problem or to behave in a particular way:

Some people are predisposed to addiction.
predisposition uk us /ˌpriːdɪspəˈzɪʃən/ noun [ C ]

If you have a predisposition to a medical problem or type of behaviour, you are likely to have it or do it:

people with a predisposition to heart disease

(Definition von "predisposed" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)