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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Paradoxically, the predetermination of the elections damages the credibility and legitimacy of the person declared winner, which perhaps explains the silly and legally illiterate definition of treason that the Attorney General is tossing around.
According to Thon, interactive representations of storyworlds are characterized by incompleteness and nonlinearity and less predetermination than the other discussed media, which affects representational correspondence.
Once criticized for a purely mechanistic view of human life and an overreliance on genetic predetermination, Wilson presents in The Meaning of Human Existence his most expansive and advanced theories on the sovereignty of human life, recognizing that, even though the human and the spider evolved similarly, the poet's sonnet is wholly different from the spider's web.
I further accept their evidence that there was no predetermination of the claimant's grievance that it would be rejected in any event, but that it was a desire of the council that there should be a demonstrably arms-length independent investigation involving all parties into the grievances to establish facts and then for the council to determine appropriate courses," he said.
The predetermination of contingencies and their effects in the system may be the key to obtain strategies to counter such situations.
He will know that planning committee members, as with members of a jury, must approach an application with an open mind, ie without a predetermination, being prepared to assess the evidence on its merit.
And though there be a greater number and weight of instances to be found on the other side, yet these it either neglects and despises, or else by some distinction sets aside and rejects; in order that by this great and pernicious predetermination the authority of its former conclusions may remain inviolate.
In particular, if inequality leads to predetermination of individuals' position in the income and wealth distribution independent of their efforts, it can block opportunities.