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destined

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdestineddes‧tined /ˈdestɪnd/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 [not before noun]CERTAINLY/DEFINITELY seeming certain to happen at some time in the futuredestined for 🔊 She seemed destined for a successful career.destined to do something 🔊 We were destined never to meet again.2 destined for something3 [only before noun] literaryFUTURE a destined person or thing is one that you will have in the future 🔊 the King’s destined bride
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destinedShe was not destined to be a great painter but she had the confidence and luck to be a successful one.Their dangerous, uncontrolled sexuality is destined to be muted by the life-long practice of inhuman austerities and self-denial.He's already sold much of his crop, and most are destined to become Halloween lanterns.At first their predictions seemed destined to come true.The relationship with Mimi had survived its stormy months, though it was not destined to last much longer.Personally, I would like to have seen him play Karpov but that seems destined to remain the match that never was.I begin my answer to the hon. Member by reminding the House that those who ignore history are destined to repeat it.He decided to dispense with the goodlooking, personable high-achiever destined to succeed and instead back the incumbent of this space.destined forBeautiful and young, Carmen seemed destined for stardom on Broadway.
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