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pre·des·tine

 (prē-dĕs′tĭn)
tr.v. pre·des·tined, pre·des·tin·ing, pre·des·tines
1. To fix upon, decide, or decree in advance; foreordain.
2. Theology To foreordain or elect by divine will or decree.

[Middle English predestinen, from Old French predestiner, from Late Latin praedēstināre : Latin prae-, pre- + Latin dēstināre, to determine; see destiny.]

predestined

(ˌpriːˈdɛstɪnd)
adj
foreordained or determined beforehand
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.predestined - established or prearranged unalterably; "his place in history was foreordained"; "a sense of predestinate inevitability about it"; "it seemed predestined since the beginning of the world"
sure, certain - certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"

predestined

adjective fated, predetermined, preordained, meant, doomed, foreordained, pre-elected, predestinated His career was not predestined from birth.
Translations

predestined

[ˌpriːˈdɛstɪnd] adjprédestiné(e)
predestined from birth [person] → prédestiné
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A pronouncement issued at that event described each American child as an individual "who belongs to the community almost as much as to the family" and a citizen of "a world predestinedly moving toward unity.