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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. tendency: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tendency: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tendency: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tendency: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tendency: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tendency: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tendency, tendency: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tendency: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. tendency: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tendency: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tendency: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tendency: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tendency: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tendency: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Tendency, tendency: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tendency: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Tendency: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Tendency: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. tendency: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. tendency: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. tendency: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. tendency: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. tendency: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tendency: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. tendency: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. tendency: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. tendency: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. tendency: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tendency: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tendency: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tendency: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tendency: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tendency: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tendency)

noun:  a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect ("Fabric with a tendency to shrink")
noun:  a general direction in which something tends to move ("The shoreward tendency of the current")
noun:  an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others ("A tendency to be too strict")
noun:  an inclination to do something

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