Significado de “prone” - en el Diccionario Inglés

prone en inglés británico

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proneadjective

uk /prəʊn/ us /proʊn/

prone adjective (TENDING)

be prone to sth/do sth

Más ejemplos

  • This stretch of road is prone to foggy patches.
  • Our window boxes were prone to vandalism.
  • He is rather prone to making tactless remarks.

C2 likely to suffer from an illness or show a particular negative characteristic:

I've always been prone to headaches.
He was prone to depression even as a teenager.
She's prone to exaggerate, that's for sure.

-pronesuffix

uk / -prəʊn/ us / -proʊn/

(Definición de prone del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

prone en inglés americano

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proneadjective

us /proʊn/

prone adjective (LIKELY)

likely to do, get, or suffer from something:

As a child, he was prone to ear infections.
Carol’s kind of accident-prone (= seems to have a lot of accidents).

prone adjective (LYING DOWN)

[ not gradable ] lying on your chest, with your face looking down:

The injured player was lifted into a cart and driven off the field in a prone position.

(Definición de prone del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)