predispose sb to/towards sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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predispose sb to/towards sth

phrasal verb with predispose uk   /ˌpriː.dɪˈspəʊz/  us   /-ˈspoʊz/ verb
to make someone more ​likely to ​behave in a ​particular way or to ​suffer from a ​particularillness or ​condition: Smoking predisposes you to ​lungcancer. His ​familybackground predisposes him to ​support the Democrats.
(Definition of predispose sb to/towards sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “predispose sb to/towards sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)倾向于, 使(某人)易于感染…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)傾向於, 使(某人)易於感染…
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