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1.1(leaning)tendencia feminineinclinación femininehe has homosexual inclinations — tiene tendencias / inclinaciones homosexuales
- inclination to sth — tendencia a algo
- he has an inclination to stoutness — tiene tendencia / propensión a engordar
- A slight inclination of Roxy's head indicated to Helen that she knew about her estrangement from Tim.
- That most people walk in an ungraceful, ungainly and awkward manner with a forward inclination of the body does not mean that it is the normal way of walking.
- A slight inclination of Alvito's head was all the acknowledgement this pledge received.
1.2(desire)my own inclination is to ignore them totally — yo me inclino por no hacerles ningún caso
- to have an/no inclination to + inf — tener/no tener deseos / ganas de + inf
- I have neither the time nor the inclination to see you — no tengo ni tiempo ni deseos / ganas de verte
- she shows no inclination to relinquish her post — no da muestras de querer dejar su puesto
- to follow one's own inclination(s) — dejarse llevar por su instinto
- All of my natural inclinations registered heavily on the Watchtower sin-o-meter.
- Are you ready to finally have your most deafening inclinations and desires voiced for you?
- Being ruled by Venus, planet of love and beauty, you've always had the inclinations of a new romantic, even when grunge dominated.
- In that context the audience would include beings of varying capacities, dispositions, and inclinations.
- Every living being is under the plan of his natural inclinations in terms of the modes of material nature.
- The other items in each particular circumstance might be different mental events, including desires, inclinations, and so on.
- From foxhounds to sheep dogs, none can be successful in their natural inclinations without proper training.
- The powers remain, but they now follow the inclinations of man's perverted and self-centred heart.
- The problem is that my inclinations are in the opposite direction.
- Many of us can think of a dream job… that perfect position matching our aptitudes and our inclinations.
- The way of avoiding such tragedies is for everyone to follow his own inclinations, more or less as they arise.
- Unfortunately, this education breeds and dignifies some dangerous inclinations.
- They are people with special tastes, inclinations and resources.
- They have different approaches, origins, orientations and inclinations.
- Freedom for him is something that belongs to a person when he is not hindered from following his preferences and inclinations.
- Introspection and a compulsion to fleet-footed unexpectedness mean that I sometimes cannot trust my inclinations.
- The problem is that many of us are out of touch with our natural inclinations.
- But they are all still Leftists with the same dictatorial inclinations.
- The outcome is clearly a compromise of his own egalitarian inclinations.
- Previous conflicts between their natural inclinations and their fears would be resolved firmly in favour of the left.
2.1(of head)inclinación feminine
- The great diversity of plants in the formation is due to local variation in soil conditions, topography, slope inclination and resultant microclimates.
- Vicinal faces are typically only hundredths of one degree in inclination from the main crystal face on which they form.
- An inclination of 0 degrees would mean the orbit is perfectly aligned with Earth's orbital plane.
- The plot was located on a north-west facing slope with an inclination of about 20° and an elevation range of 130 m from the lowest to the highest point.
- Slope inclination and aspect were recorded at several locations within each stand.
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