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predispositionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌpriː.dɪ.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/ formal
the ​state of being ​likely to ​behave in a ​particular way or to ​suffer from a ​particulardisease: She has an ​annoying predisposition tofindfault. There is ​evidence that a predisposition to(wards)asthmaruns in ​families.
(Definition of predisposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “predisposition”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倾向, 禀性, (易患某种疾病的)体质…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傾向, 稟性, (易患某種疾病的)體質…
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