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A tendency or partiality of a particular kind.‘despite his liberal leanings, he had little sympathy for the individuals concerned’
inclination, tendency, bent, proclivity, propensity, penchant, predisposition, predilection, proneness, partiality, preference, disposition, orientation, bias, attraction, liking, fancy, fondness, tasteweakness, hankering, appetite, thirstView synonyms
- ‘What are some leader leanings liable to leave an organization losing?’
- ‘There's nothing startling about the academy's ideological leanings.’
- ‘You could eat an entire meal here without realizing that the food has Peruvian leanings.’
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