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determine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeterminede‧ter‧mine /dɪˈtɜːmɪn $ -ɜːr-/ ●●○ verb [transitive]  1 FIND OUTto find out the facts about something syn establish Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.determine how/what/who etc The aim of the inquiry was to determine what had caused the accident.determine that Experts have determined that the signature was forged.2 DEPEND/IT DEPENDSif something determines something else, it directly influences or decides it The amount of available water determines the number of houses that can be built. The age of a wine is a determining factor as to how it tastes.determine how/whether/what etc How hard the swimmers work now will determine how they perform in the Olympics.3 DECIDEto officially decide something The date of the court case has not yet been determined.determine how/what/who etc The tests will help the doctors determine what treatment to use.see thesaurus at decide4 determine to do something→ See Verb table
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determineThe extent to which life is difficult in old age is by no means all determined by nature.Investigators took seven days to determine conclusively that a bomb had blown up Pan Am 103.We strongly recommend the use of an instant read thermometer to determine doneness more accurately.Quizzes are used to determine how much material students have learned.A survey of traffic accidents determined that seat belts reduced serious injuries by up to 90%.These materials, like wood or stone or brick, also determined the architectural style.The next step is to determine the cost of manufacturing each component of the product."Web police" are often able to determine the exact source of unwanted mailings on the Internet.Its leaders were determined to maintain an independent and non-partisan identity.But I think this will go a long way in determining where we are going.What determines which of the possible Pareto-efficient allocations it picks out?determine how/what/who etcSo far, for example, interactive video has hardly received enough evaluation to determine what its effect on education actually is.How you explain situations to yourself therefore, determines how likely you are to feel done in by them.Knowing how much was there to start with and how much remains determines how much time has passed.The software which determines how particular computers handle data - input, storage, processing and output.It is the economic analysis which Porter demands that determines what quality, product and service mean in each case.Haas says companies need to plan for growth and determine how to get the cash to fund it.This unique ability to determine how to process the data is usually referred to as self-organization.Two, that the label we put on something determines how we choose to react to it.determining factorDepth, the Wildcats said, was the determining factor.Trusting relationships between children are a crucial determining factor if we want them to collaborate spontaneously.Again, budget is a determining factor in decision making.Simple belief is often the determining factor in economic matters.Space is a determining factor on performance.The determining factor should be the needs of patients.Three determining factors were identified how bad the Z-Score, how steep the fall and how many years at risk.determine how/what/who etcSo far, for example, interactive video has hardly received enough evaluation to determine what its effect on education actually is.How you explain situations to yourself therefore, determines how likely you are to feel done in by them.Knowing how much was there to start with and how much remains determines how much time has passed.The software which determines how particular computers handle data - input, storage, processing and output.It is the economic analysis which Porter demands that determines what quality, product and service mean in each case.Haas says companies need to plan for growth and determine how to get the cash to fund it.This unique ability to determine how to process the data is usually referred to as self-organization.Two, that the label we put on something determines how we choose to react to it.
From Longman Business Dictionarydeterminede‧ter‧mine /dɪˈtɜːmən-ɜːr-/ verb [transitive]1to find out the facts about somethingInvestigators are still trying to determine the cause of the accident.Experts have determined that the signature was forged.2to make an official decision about somethingThe date of the court case has not yet been determined.The agency is investigating diet products to determine if they pose a health hazard.3LAW to decide the exact meaning of the conditions of a contract, for example when there are disagreements about itIf there is a contract of employment, the employee’s obligations were to be determined from the contract.determination noun [uncountable]The final determination of how many employees will be laid off will be made in the next couple of weeks.→ See Verb table
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determine
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydetermine
he, she, itdetermines
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydetermined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave determined
he, she, ithas determined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad determined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill determine
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have determined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam determining
he, she, itis determining
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you, we, theyare determining
Past
I, he, she, itwas determining
you, we, theywere determining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been determining
he, she, ithas been determining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been determining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be determining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been determining
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