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tendency

noun [C]  us   /ˈten·dən·si/
a likelihood to happen or to have a particular characteristic or effect: She has a tendency to work late. There’s a growing tendency to try kids as adults.
Translations of “tendency”
in Korean 성향, 경향…
in Arabic مَيل, نَزْعة…
in Portuguese tendência, inclinação, propensão…
in Catalan tendència…
in Japanese 傾向, きらい…
in Italian tendenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) (思想、行為等的)傾向, 趨勢, 傾向…
in Russian тенденция…
in Turkish eğilim, meyil, istek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (思想、行为等的)倾向, 趋势, 倾向…
in Polish tendencja…
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