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Definition of inclined adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[not before noun] inclined (to do something) wanting to do something She was inclined to trust him. He writes only when he feels inclined to. There'll be time for a swim if you feel so inclined.
  2. 2inclined to do something tending to do something; likely to do something He's inclined to be lazy. They'll be more inclined to listen if you don't shout.
  3. 3inclined to agree, believe, think, etc. used when you are expressing an opinion but do not want to express it very strongly I'm inclined to agree with you.
  4. 4(used with particular adverbs) having a natural ability for something; preferring to do something musically/academically inclined children
  5. 5sloping; at an angle
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