Meaning of “inclination” in the English Dictionary

"inclination" in British English

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inclinationnoun

us uk /ˌɪn.klɪˈneɪ.ʃən/

inclination noun (FEELING)

C2 [ C or U ] a feeling that you want to do a particular thing, or the fact that you prefer or are more likely to do a particular thing:

[ + to infinitive ] My own inclination would be to look for another job.
We should be basing our decisions on solid facts, not inclinations and hunches.

(Definition of “inclination” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inclination" in American English

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inclinationnoun [ C ]

us /ˌɪn·kləˈneɪ·ʃən/

a preference or tendency, or a feeling that makes a person want to do something:

Tony has a strong inclination toward the arts.
If I were in your situation, my inclination would be to look for another job.
inclined
adjective us /ɪnˈklɑɪnd/

I’m inclined to agree with you.

(Definition of “inclination” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)