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destined

adjective
     
des‧tined
1 [not before noun] seeming certain to happen at some time in the future
destined for
She seemed destined for a successful career.
destined to do something
We were destined never to meet again.
2

destined for something

TT to be travelling to a particular place, or intended to go there:
The flight was destined for Cairo.
3 [only before noun] literary a destined person or thing is one that you will have in the future:
the King's destined bride

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