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prone

美国发音:[proʊn]
英国发音:[prəʊn]

[adj]
英语解释:likely to do something or be affected by something, especially something bad
常见翻译:动辄,习惯于,容易倾向于;俯卧的

1 Likely to do something or suffer from something especially something bad or harmful. 2 prostrate.
When you are prone to infection, there are god chances of your getting the infection. A person prone to errors is likely to make errors. A driver prone to accidents is likely to be involved in accidents. To be prone to is to be inclined to, to have a tendency to do something bad or suffer from something bad. When a person is prone on the ground, he lies with their stomach touching the ground.