Meaning of “penchant” in the English Dictionary

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"penchant" in British English

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penchantnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈpɑ̃ːŋ.ʃɑ̃ːŋ/ us /ˈpen.tʃənt/

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

"penchant" in American English

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penchantnoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈpen·tʃənt/

a liking for or a habit of doing something, esp. something that other people might not like:

Ives had a penchant for musical experimentation.

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

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