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English translation of 'propenso'

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propenso a (predispuesto) prone tosubject to; (Medicine) prone to
es muy propenso a enfadarse he has a tendency to get angryhe’s prone to getting angry
soy propensa a los resfriados I am very prone to coldsI catch colds easily
2.  (dispuesto) inclined to
ser propenso a hacer algo to be or feel inclined to do sth

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Example Sentences Including 'propenso'

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El columnista Ignacio García Noriega hizo un ameno repaso a la comida en las películas, si bien el cinematógrafo es " mucho más propenso al buen beber ".
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Hay épocas en que uno está más propenso a la experimentación -continúa- y otras en las que prefiere seguir un curso más tradicional.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Se dirá que este ánimo militante tiene ya poco que hacer en nuestro mundo social desencantado y propenso a " hacer masa ", como dice Baudrillard, ante las exhortaciones políticas.
Fernando Savater Ética como amor propio
Soy poco propenso a la paranoia; en eso también somos diferentes.
Cristina Peri Rossi La última noche de Dostoievski
Todo en el era vital, exuberante: grande y fornido de cuerpo, recio vozarron, propenso aI gesto ampuloso, a los arrebatos de pasion y de alegre camaradena.
Arturo Pérez-Reverte El maestro de esgrima
Umbral, debo confesar aquí, es contagioso, y yo soy propenso.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
Y es que el mundo de la farándula, tan inestable profesionalmente, es probablemente el más propenso a acudir a los futurólogos en busca de una solución a sus problemas.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)

Trends of 'propenso'

Used Occasionally. propenso is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'propenso' in Other Languages

British English: liable ADJECTIVE
susceptible If people or things are liable to something unpleasant, they are likely to experience it or do it.
She will grow into a woman particularly liable to depression.
  • American English: liable
  • Brazilian Portuguese: passível
  • Chinese: 易于…的
  • European Spanish: propenso
  • French: sujet
  • German: anfällig für
  • Italian: soggetto
  • Japanese: 陥りやすい
  • Korean: ~하기 쉬운
  • European Portuguese: passível
  • Latin American Spanish: propenso
British English: prone ADJECTIVE
To be prone to something, usually something bad, means to have a tendency to be affected by it or to do it.
For all her experience, she was still prone to nerves.
  • American English: prone
  • Brazilian Portuguese: estar sujeito a
  • Chinese: 易于 > 的受某事物影响或做某事
  • European Spanish: propenso
  • French: enclin
  • German: anfällig für
  • Italian: soggetto
  • Japanese: ~にかかりやすい
  • Korean: ~의 경향이 있는
  • European Portuguese: estar sujeito a
  • Latin American Spanish: propenso


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