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noun [countable] [usually plural] leaning pronunciation in British English /ˈliːnɪŋ/ 
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pluralleanings

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  1. a tendency to prefer, support, or be interested in a particular idea or activity
    political/religious/feminist etc leanings:

    a tough young lawyer with feminist leanings

    leaning towards:

    a leaning towards traditional values

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