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preincline

[ pree-in-klahyn ]
/ 藢pri 瑟n藞kla瑟n /
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verb (used with object), pre路in路clined, pre路in路clin路ing.
to dispose or prepare beforehand: Their experiences had preinclined them to think pessimistically.
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Origin of preincline

First recorded in 1665鈥75; pre- + incline

OTHER WORDS FROM preincline

pre路in路cli路na路tion [pree-in-kluh-ney-shuhn, pree-in-], /pri藢瑟n kl蓹藞ne瑟 蕛蓹n, 藢pri 瑟n-/, noun
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