la tendencia
-the tendency
See the entry for tendencia.

tendencia

tendencia(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (inclination)
a. tendency
El paciente presenta signos de gran ansiedad y tendencias suicidas.The patient shows signs of deep anxiety and suicidal tendencies.
b. trend
La encuesta revela que existe una tendencia a comer más sano.The survey indicates a trend toward healthier diets.
c. leanings
Pertenece a un partido de tendencia izquierdista.He's a member of a party with left-wing leanings.
2. (propensity)
a. tendency
Yo tengo más tendencia a engordar que mi hermana.I have a greater tendency to put on weight than my sister.
3. (finance)
a. trend
En este momento, los precios presentan una tendencia a la baja.Prices show a downward trend at the moment.
La tendencia al alza ha sido retomada tras la subida del euro el viernes.The upward trend has been resumed after the euro's rise on Friday.
4. (fashion)
a. trend
Durante años, sus diseños han marcado tendencia en el mundo de la moda.His designs have set trends in the fashion world for years now.
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tendencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (inclinación)
a. tendency
tener tendencia a hacer algoto have a tendency to do something
tendencia a la depresióntendency to get depressed
2. (corriente)
a. trend
las últimas tendencias de la modathe latest fashion trends
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tendencia
tendency; trend
la tendencia hacia el socialismo the tendency o trend towards socialism; una palabra con tendencia a quedarse arcaica a word which is tending to become archaic; tener tendencia a hacer algo to have a tendency o to tend to do sth; tengo tendencia a engordar I have a tendency o I tend to put on weight
tendencia a la baja downward trend
tendencia al alza tendencia alcista upward trend
tendencia bajista downward trend
tendencia imperante dominant trend; prevailing tendency
tendencias del mercado market trends
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