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predestined

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredestinedpre‧des‧tined /prɪˈdestɪnd/ adjective 🔊 🔊 RRCERTAINLY/DEFINITELYsomething that is predestined is certain to happen because it has been decided by God or fatepredestined to do something 🔊 They believed that kings were predestined to rule.
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predestinedLife isn't a series of predestined events: we have some control over what happens.Many religions teach that man is predestined to suffer.Meg realized now that she had, from the first, been the obvious, the predestined victim.Once she knew you were on your way to Norfolk you were a predestined victim.predestined to do somethingHe's a man who seems predestined to die lonely.
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