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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"I appreciate that this process may cause anxiety, but would like to assure everyone there is no predetermination of the outcome of this review."
The current leader of the council [Independent Cllr Nigel Daniels] didn't like me raising this point and said that if I was suggesting predetermination, he would be offended.
Fox said that while she was allowed to file her response to counter the allegations against her, it appeared that it was merely formal compliance since the BI has already made a predetermination of the case following Duterte's pronouncement.
They would also want the High Court to decide on whether Trillanes' intended inquiry has pre-determined that there exists a conflict of interests on the part of SolGen Calida and whether that predetermination precludes the senator's impartiality or a good faith legislative intent.
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