propense


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propense

(prəˈpɛns) or

propensive

adj
inclining forward
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Ecco dunque che L'uva puttanella, designata dall'autore come "romanzo" per non dovere troppo esporsi in prima persona e come autobiografia da una critica esitante e quasi a disagio nell'etichettarla, puo con piu pertinenza essere inserita tra i libri di memorie, di quelle magari piu propense al saggio e all'inchiesta.
We have seen an increase in deaths caused by firearms and their proliferation, especially in areas of the city characterized by high informality (favelas), where other factors come together in making them propense to high levels of criminal activity and territorial control which contribute to the proliferation of the internal market for drugs.
Hence they appear more attentive to 'facework' and more propense than the Italians to save the complainee's face, either positive or negative (Brown & Levinson 1978), across all situations.
The Female Husband opens with a morally didactic description of the "propense inclination which is for very wise purposes implanted in the one sex for the other" (1).
If he has already authorized a considerable expense, he will be at a negative point of the value function, being more propense to the risk that he would be if he had not yet made any investment.
Cluster identification Name Cluster % Propense 1 86.83 Adverse 2 11.43 Indifferent 3 1.74 As a general conclusion about perception, there is enough statistical evidence to conclude that the population represented by the sample considers that the ICTs impact their perception that the services offered by Public Administration via Internet have improved their relationship with Public Administration itself.