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predisposed

adjective uk   /ˌpriː.dɪˈspəʊzd/ us    /-ˈspoʊzd/
be predisposed to/towards sth to be more likely than other people to have a medical condition or to behave in a particular way: Researchers have discovered that the children of these patients are genetically predisposed to cancer. The president is predisposed towards negotiation and favours a peaceful way of resolving the crisis.
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