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Noun
An inclination towards a particular characteristic or type of behavior
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“Guillen admits that his tendency to run off at the mouth can get him into trouble.”
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A general direction in which something is developing or changing
“The state's tendency towards a centralized regulatory model was based on the limitations of private capital.”
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A tendency to act in a particular way
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A general meaning or character
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A person's or animal's nature, especially as it permanently affects their behaviour
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The prevailing trend of public opinion or of another aspect of life
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Chronic repetition of criminal or other antisocial behavior
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An underlying feeling or influence, especially one that is contrary to the prevailing atmosphere and is not expressed openly
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A sign or indication of a quality or characteristic
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Chance of something happening
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The act of something happening
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The tendency to undergo change, characteristic of both animal and vegetable organisms, and not restrained or checked by the environment
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The longitudinal arrangement or pattern of fibres in wood, paper, etc
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A small amount of something
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A person or thing of the same kind as another
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A manner of doing something
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