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predisposes

verb
present tense third-person singular of predispose

Synonyms of predisposes

formal to cause (someone) to be more likely to behave in a particular way or to be affected by a particular condition
  • Past experiences have predisposed her to distrust people.
  • Researchers have identified a gene that may predispose some people to the disease.

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“Predisposes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/predisposes. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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