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de·ter·min·ism

 (dĭ-tûr′mə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision, is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs.

de·ter′min·ist n.
de·ter′min·is′tic adj.
de·ter′min·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.deterministic - an inevitable consequence of antecedent sufficient causes
settled - established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"
Translations
determinístico

deterministic

[dɪˌtɜːmɪˈnɪstɪk] ADJdeterminista

deterministic

[dɪˌtɜːrmɪˈnɪstɪk] adj
[view, explanation] → déterministe
[force, factor] → déterministe

deterministic

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He manifested in his dog's brain the free agency of life, by which all the generations of metaphysicians have postulated God, and by which all the deterministic philosophers have been led by the nose despite their clear denouncement of it as sheer illusion.
He could not think of any such automaton, but when asked if he knew what a nondeterministic automaton was, he said he always preferred the deterministic model because it suited him.
Talking points are periodically bolded amid chapters that severely question the existence of free will in a culture and universe filled with so many deterministic forces, the abuse of language to laud what benefits the self as "good" and discredit what psychologically or materially displeases the self as "evil", and other all-too-common hypocrisies of human speech and motivation.
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This process troubleshoots problems through deterministic root-cause analysis and suggests solutions.
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Such deterministic control of single atoms has a wide range of potential applications, including quantum information processing, atom-by-atom nano-technology, and fundamental studies of atom-to-atom interactions.
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The scientific models used today to describe development of colon cancer are deterministic, suggesting that certain mutations in cells will surely lead to cancer.