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.

inclination noun (MOVEMENT)

[ C ] formal a small downward movement:

a solemn inclination of the head

(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)