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PREDISPOSED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does predisposed mean? 

PREDISPOSED (adjective)
  The adjective PREDISPOSED has 1 sense:

1. made susceptible

  Familiarity information: PREDISPOSED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PREDISPOSED (adjective)


Sense 1predisposed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Made susceptible

Context example:

because of conditions in the mine, miners are predisposed to lung disease

Similar:

susceptible ((often followed by 'of' or 'to') yielding readily to or capable of)


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