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preincline

[ pree-in-klahyn ]
/ ˌpri ɪnˈklaɪn /
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verb (used with object), pre·in·clined, pre·in·clin·ing.

to dispose or prepare beforehand: Their experiences had preinclined them to think pessimistically.

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Origin of preincline

First recorded in 1665–75; pre- + incline
pre·in·cli·na·tion [pree-in-kluh-ney-shuhn, pree-in-], /priˌɪn kləˈneɪ ʃən, ˌpri ɪn-/, noun
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