predetermination


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pre·de·ter·mine

 (prē′dĭ-tûr′mĭn)
v. pre·de·ter·mined, pre·de·ter·min·ing, pre·de·ter·mines
v.tr.
1. To determine, decide, or establish in advance: "These factors predetermine to a large extent the outcome" (Jessica Mitford).
2. To influence or sway toward an action or opinion; predispose.
v.intr.
To determine or decide something in advance.

pre′de·ter′mi·nate (-mə-nĭt) adj.
pre′de·ter′mi·na′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.predetermination - (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
election - the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
2.predetermination - a mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something; "he entered the argument with a predetermination to prove me wrong"
conclusion, decision, determination - a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration; "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"
3.predetermination - the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
Translations

predetermination

[ˈpriːdɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən] Npredeterminación f

predetermination

n (Philos) → Prädetermination f; (of course of events, sb’s future etc)Vorherbestimmung f
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In some, it has been too evident from their own publications, that they have scanned the proposed Constitution, not only with a predisposition to censure, but with a predetermination to condemn; as the language held by others betrays an opposite predetermination or bias, which must render their opinions also of little moment in the question.
In the evening it was found, according to the predetermination of Mrs.
Some weeks passed after this conversation before the question of the chaplaincy gathered any practical import for Lydgate, and without telling himself the reason, he deferred the predetermination on which side he should give his vote.
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The Jesuit theologian read Augustine's Ad Simplicianum against the Dominican doctrine of God's physical predetermination.
Consequently, in the holistic view, fate and predetermination have a more prominent role.
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with the men of her tribe, she glowed with a predetermination that she
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Where Mardonius condemns the supposedly incestuous desire, Bessus indulges it, reminding us that if the predetermination of tragedy is bad, the predetermination of comedy is no better.