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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (slanting)
a. inclinado
Barges were transported between the two levels by means of an inclined plane.Transportaron las barcazas entres los dos niveles mediante un plano inclinado.
2. (disposed; used with "to be")
a. inclinarse
I must admit, I'm strongly inclined to accept their offer.Debo admitir que me inclino mucho a aceptar su oferta.
b. sentirse dispuesto
It was cold, and David didn't feel very inclined to go out.Hacía frío, y David no se sentía muy dispuesto a salir.
c. tener inclinación
None of our children were artistically inclined.Ninguno de nuestros hijos tuvo inclinación por el arte.
3. (apt; used with "to be")
a. tender
She's inclined to protest if she doesn't get her own way.Tiende a protestar si no se sale con la suya.
b. tener tendencia
The car is inclined to stall in cold weather.El auto tiene tendencia a ahogarse cuando hace frío.
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inclined [ɪnˈklaɪnd]
1 (tilted) inclinado
with her head inclined with her head inclined to one side to be inclined [towards] sth Her head was inclined to one side
2 (apt)
to be inclined to do sth tener tendencia a hacer algo; tender a hacer algo
out of habit
he was inclined to be moody tenía tendencia or tendía a sufrir cambios de humor; era propenso a los cambios de humor; it is inclined to break tiene tendencia a romperse
3 (disposed)
to be inclined to do sth: I'm inclined to believe you estoy dispuesto a creerte; I'm inclined to agree yo me inclino a pensar lo mismo; I'm inclined to think that ... me inclino a pensar que ...
to be academically inclined estar dotado para los estudios
to be artistically inclined tener inclinaciones artísticas
to be [mathematically] inclined
I didn't feel at all inclined to go out no me apetecía nada salir; no tenía ninguna gana de salir
if you feel so inclined si te apetece; (more formal) si así lo deseas
you may choose more than one course if you feel so inclined
to be musically inclined tener inclinación por or hacia la música
to be [romantically] inclined he's not really romantically inclined I could have lived alone if I had been [so] inclined Anyone so inclined could participate in the discussion
Florence is full of art galleries, if you are that way inclined Florencia está llena de museos, si eso es lo que te interesa
to be inclined [toward] sth
I'm inclined toward the latter explanation me inclino por la última explicación
to be favourably inclined toward sth/sb ver algo/a algn con buenos ojos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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