prone

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈprəʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/proʊn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(prōn)


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prone

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is prone to [mishaps, accidents, falls]
  2. she is (quite) accident prone
  3. accident-prone [areas, roads, regions]
  4. the [area] is prone to [flooding, floods]
  5. [error, injury, mistake] -prone
  6. is prone to [errors, mistakes, failure]
  7. (rather) prone to [mood swings, bouts of depression]
  8. prone to [anger, rage, exaggeration, frustration]
  9. he is prone to exaggerate
  10. the victim was (lying) prone [in the street, on the floor]
  11. lay prone at his feet
  12. lying in a prone position
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