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tendency

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtendənsi/
something that someone often does, or something that often happens: [+ to do sth] She has a tendency to talk for too long. There is a growing tendency for companies to employ people on short contracts.Habitual behaviour
Translations of “tendency”
in Korean 성향, 경향…
in Arabic مَيل, نَزْعة…
in Portuguese tendência, inclinação, propensão…
in Catalan tendència…
in Japanese 傾向, きらい…
in Italian tendenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) (思想、行為等的)傾向, 趨勢, 傾向…
in Russian тенденция…
in Turkish eğilim, meyil, istek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (思想、行为等的)倾向, 趋势, 倾向…
in Polish tendencja…
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