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a person who or a thing that determines
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(dɪˈtɜr mə nər)

1. one that determines.
2. a member of a subclass of English limiting adjectival words that usu. precede descriptive adjectives, including the articles the, a, and an, and any words that may substitute for them, as your, their, some, and each.
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