predispose

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Plain form
predispose

Third-person singular
predisposes

Past tense
predisposed

Past participle
predisposed

Present participle
predisposing

  1. (transitive) If something predisposes you to do something, it makes you inclined or prone to do something.
    This gene predisposes people to develop heart troubles.

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