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predispose 

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predispose

[.pri:dis'pəuz]

v.(使)易罹患, (使)预先偏向于

例句与用法:

The inhabitants are predisposed to rheumatism by the damp climate.

因气候潮湿,居民易患风湿症。

His early training predisposed him to a life of adventure.

他早年所受的教养使他热衷於冒险活动。

词形变化:

动词过去式: predisposed | 动词过去分词: predisposed | 动词现在分词: predisposing | 动词第三人称单数: predisposes |

vt.【书】

1. 使预先有倾向(或意向)[O][O2]

His modesty and generosity predispose people to like him.

他的谦虚和慷慨使得人们未经接触就喜欢他。

Frustration predisposes him to look on the dark side of things.

挫折使他遇事只看其阴暗面。

2. 使易受感染; 使易接受[(+to)]

Fatigue predisposes one to cold.

疲劳使人容易感冒。

3. 预先处理(或安排)

vi.【书】

易感染[(+to)]

Poor health predisposes to infection.

健康状况不佳易受感染。


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