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“predisposed” in British English

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predisposedadjective

uk /ˌpriː.dɪˈspəʊzd/ us /ˌpriː.dɪˈspoʊzd/
be predisposed to/towards sth

to be more likely than other people to have a medical condition or to behave in a particular way:

Researchers have discovered that the children of these patients are genetically predisposed to cancer.
The president is predisposed towards negotiation and favours a peaceful way of resolving the crisis.

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