HyperDic: predilection

English > 2 senses of the word predilection:
NOUNcognitionpredilection, preference, orientationa predisposition in favor of something
feelingpredilection, preference, penchant, tastea strong liking
predilection > pronunciation
Soundspreh.dahleh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > predilection: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA predisposition in favor of something.
Example"a predilection for expensive cars"
Synonymspreference, orientation
BroaderpredispositionAn inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
Spanishorientación, predilección, preferencia
Catalanpredilecció, preferència
English > predilection: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA strong liking.
Synonymspreference, penchant, taste
Narroweracquired tasteA preference that is only acquired after considerable experience
weaknessA penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
BroaderlikingA feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
Spanishgusto, inclinación, predilección, preferencia
Catalanpredilecció, preferència

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