- adj. 俯卧的；有…倾向的，易于…的
- n. (Prone)人名；(意、法)普罗内
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- prone (adj.)
- c. 1400, "naturally inclined to something, apt, liable," from Latin pronus "bent forward, leaning forward, bent over," figuratively "inclined to, disposed," perhaps from adverbial form of pro- "before, for, instead of" (see pro-) + ending as in infernus, externus. Meaning "lying face-down" is first recorded 1570s. Literal and figurative senses both were in Latin; figurative is older in English. Related: Proneness.
- 1. Bob slid from his chair and lay prone on the floor.
- 2. As they shorten, cells become more prone to disease and death.
- 3. He's prone to flit between subjects with amazing ease.
- 4. This leaves fertile soil unprotected and prone to erosion.
- 5. These plants are peculiarly prone to disease.
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