predispose


pre·dis·pose

verb \ˌprēd-is-ˈpōz\
pre·dis·posedpre·dis·pos·ing

Definition of PREDISPOSE

transitive verb
: to make susceptible <malnutrition predisposes one to disease>
intransitive verb
: to bring about susceptibility <conditions that predispose to infection>

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