preordainment


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pre·or·dain

 (prē′ôr-dān′)
tr.v. pre·or·dained, pre·or·dain·ing, pre·or·dains
To appoint, decree, or ordain in advance; foreordain.

pre′or·dain′ment n.
pre·or′di·na′tion (-ôr′dn-ā′shən) n.

preordainment

(ˌpriːɔːˈdeɪnmənt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a less common word for preordination
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The symbolic narrative of preordainment in The Girlhood of Mary Virgin relies for its fulfilment on the fragile promise gestured at through the word "until" in the sonnets of "Mary's Girlhood.