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Definition of Tendency

Tendency
Tendency Tend"en*cy, n.; pl. Tendencies. [L. tendents, -entis, p. pr. of tendere: cf. F. tendance. See Tend to move.] Direction or course toward any place, object, effect, or result; drift; causal or efficient influence to bring about an effect or result. Writings of this kind, if conducted with candor, have a more particular tendency to the good of their country. --Addison. In every experimental science, there is a tendency toward perfection. --Macaulay. Syn: Disposition; inclination; proneness; drift; scope; aim.

Meaning of Tendency from wikipedia

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