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noun [countable/uncountable]     inclination pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [often in negatives] a feeling that you want to do something
    inclination to do something:

    I don’t have the time or inclination to visit him.

  2. 2
    a tendency to behave in a particular way or to have a particular interest
    inclination to do something:

    He managed to control his natural inclination to strike out.

  3. 3
    a slope, or the angle of a slope

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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