English-German translation for "propensity"

"propensity" German translation

propensity
[prəˈpensiti; -əti]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Hangmasculine | Maskulinum m
    propensity tendency, inclination figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Neigungfeminine | Femininum f (for, to, toward[s] zu)
    propensity tendency, inclination figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    propensity tendency, inclination figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
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  • günstige Einstellung, Voreingenommenheitfeminine | Femininum f
    propensity bias obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    propensity bias obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
  • propensity syn vgl. → see „leaning
    propensity syn vgl. → see „leaning
Wie furchtbar der Fluch, den diese Neigungen auf mich häuften!
How fearful were the curses those propensities entailed on me!
Source: Books
Diese Tendenz nimmt zu, je näher die Parlamentswahlen rücken.
This propensity is on the increase as the elections to Parliament draw nearer.
Source: Europarl
Aber die Armen haben eine wesentlich höhere Neigung zum Konsumieren als die Reichen.
But the poor have a much higher propensity to spend than the rich.
Source: News-Commentary
Ihre Haltung beweist eher, dass sie für eine Zentralisierung der Macht optiert haben.
Their attitude would suggest a propensity towards the centralisation of power.
Source: Europarl
Wie gering war ihr Verstand und wie riesenhaft ihre bösen Neigungen.
What a pigmy intellect she had, and what giant propensities!
Source: Books
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