inclined position meaning, inclined position definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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inclined

  
1       adj   If you are inclinedto behave in a particular way, you often behave in that way, or you want to do so.  
v-link ADJ, ADJ to-inf, ADJ to n, so ADJ  
Nobody felt inclined to argue with Smith..., If you are so inclined, you can watch TV.     
2       adj   If you say that you are inclinedto have a particular opinion, you mean that you hold this opinion but you are not expressing it strongly.  
v-link ADJ to-inf     (vagueness)    I am inclined to agree with Alan.     
3       adj   Someone who is mathematically inclined or artistically inclined, for example, has a natural talent for mathematics or art.  
adv ADJ  
...the needs of academically inclined pupils.     
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adj.
inclined to bring forward small faults; made to confuse in argument
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
v.
have similar qualities or a similar size, position etc to something else
When I was in the 8th grade in Japan, I broke down my right hand, so I needed to write everything by my left hand and my left hand writing did not correspond to my right one.
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
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