English translation of प्रवृत्ति
प्रवृत्तिPowered by COBUILD /pravritti/
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1. aptitude variable noun
If you have an aptitude for something, you are able to learn it quickly and do it well. ⇒ Alan has no aptitude for music.
2. disposition countable noun
Your disposition is the way that you tend to behave or feel. ⇒ ...people of a nervous disposition.
3. inclination variable noun
An inclination is a feeling that makes you want to act in a particular way. ⇒ She showed no inclination to go. ⇒ ...his artistic inclinations.
4. movement variable noun
Movement is a gradual development or change of an attitude, opinion, or policy. ⇒ ...the movement towards democracy in Latin America.
5. nature variable noun
The nature of something is its basic quality or character. Someone's nature is their character, which they show by their behaviour. ⇒ ...the ambitious nature of the project. ⇒ He was by nature friendly.
6. nature (in phrases)
If a way of behaving is second nature to you, you do it almost without thinking because it is easy or obvious to you. ⇒ Secrecy is second nature to these people.
7. propensity countable noun
If someone has a propensity to do something or a propensity for something, they tend to behave in a particular way. [formal] ⇒ He has a propensity to get very angry when people do not agree with him.
8. streak countable noun
If someone has a streak of a particular type of behaviour, they sometimes behave in that way. ⇒ There is a streak of madness in us both.
9. tendency countable noun
A tendency is a worrying or unpleasant habit or action that keeps occurring. ⇒ Her suicidal tendencies continued. ⇒ These sweaters have a tendency to be itchy.
10. trend countable noun
A trend is a change towards something different. ⇒ ...the growing trend towards online shopping.
11. way singular noun
The way you feel about something is your attitude to it or your opinion about it. ⇒ I'm terribly sorry, I had no idea you felt that way.
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Translation of प्रवृत्ति from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary