predilection


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a predisposition in favor of something

a strong liking

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1) These neoplasms have been found in multiple sites in the body--including the anus, cervix, and lungs--but they have a predilection for the upper aerodigestive tract.
Jagger, also a family man but known for his predilection for beautiful and much younger women, couldn't make the party due to musical conflicts.
Mandibular osteosarcoma is often considered a distinct entity because of its predilection to older patients (mean age: 34 to 36 years).
In the past, Fuksas' predilection for structural fragmentation and strange eruptions has been allied with a fascination with the expressive qualities of materials (particularly metal).
The mature insect attacks orange and grapefruit foliage; its soil-foraging larvae have a predilection for the roots of citrus trees.
With its levitated rotor design, predilection sites for clot formation found in conventional pumps are eliminated.
There is no recognized familial tendency, malignant potential, sex predilection, or association with developmental anomalies.
The predilection of the car owner to park the vehicle within the curtilage of his property has led to some areas where the needs of the machine are dictating the streetscape.
Causing an estimated 16,000 new cases in the United Statesannually, SLE has a predilection for women, who are infected some nine times more than men.
Enough about Dodgson's predilection for those intense little girls in their nighties, whom Vladimir Nabokov (a Carroll translator) described as "sad scrawny little nymphets, bedraggled and half-undressed, or rather semi-undraped, as if participating in some dusty and dreadful charade.
And if you have a predilection toward cold pasta salads, you'll certainly like his sashimi soba ($7.
Anatomically, glomus body tumors are cutaneous-or-deeper soft tissue masses that can occur anywhere on the body surface; they have a predilection for the upper extremities and usually occur subungually.
More important still is the new architecture which incorporates the tectonic order of an engineering structure to enclose a gallery space, the awesome length and section of which echo both the Neo-Classical origins of the project, and Kleihues's predilection for French Rationalism of the age of Boullee.
This 250-work survey, organized by curator Jean Glair, reveals that the artist's undeniable predilection for fairy nymphets still left room for enigmatic landscapes, street scenes, society portraits, and theatrical drawings.
They have a slight predilection toward men, and they are five times more common among whites than blacks.