Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: predilection
IPA transcription: [pɹ,ɛdəl'ɛkʃən]
Pronunciations of predilection
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: predilection, preference, orientation
    Meaning: a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
Usage examples
  • It did not take the form of a mere selfish predilection.
  • The magistrate said the dog must have an extraordinary predilection for fires.
  • Nature behaves towards all animals left to her care with a predilection, that seems to prove how jealous she is of that prerogative.
  • Monroe believed that the rejection of the treaty and the predilection expressed for his rival indicated hostility on the part of the retiring President, and a correspondence on the subject ensued.
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