preordained


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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.

preordained

(ˌpriːɔːˈdeɪnd)
adj
destined to happen
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preordained

adjective predetermined, fated, doomed, destined, predestined, mapped out in advance the belief that our actions are governed by a preordained destiny
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preordained

[ˈpriːɔːˈdeɪnd] ADJpredestinado

preordained

[ˌpriːɔːrˈdeɪnd] adj (= predestined) → préordonné(e)pre-owned [ˌpriːˈəʊnd] adjd'occasion

preordained

[priːɔːˈdeɪnd] adj (frm) → predestinato/a
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Our fears must have been prophetic, for on that same evening the wildwood discharged upon us Milly's preordained confiscator--our fee to adjustment and order.
Hamel, if we should disagree, it is I who am the preordained victor."
He appeared, it is true, to feel the whole awfulness of the Judge's death, yet had received the fact into his mind without any mixture of surprise, but as an event preordained, happening inevitably, and so fitting itself into past occurrences that it could almost have been prophesied.
I had a curious sensation that I was acting in a preordained manner, that life was not at all what I had thought it to be, or else that I had been altogether changed sometime during the day, and that I was a different person from the man whom I remembered getting out of my bed in the morning.
It seemed to him that something inexpressibly momentous was in progress within the room, that every word and every gesture had the importance of events preordained from the beginning of all things, and summing up in their finality the whole purpose of creation.
This trivial talk in a tavern had an immense influence on him in his later action; as though there had really been in it something preordained, some guiding hint.
They were constrained by the preordained ban of the Justice Department.
Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho declared that the High Court's decision today in allowing the federal government to forfeit around RM48.9 million in bank accounts belonging to his father was preordained and politically motivated.
Pakistan was preordained to get into financial trouble.
This was gathered as Gonzales' rivals for the speakership continued to project themselves as the front runners and the preordained choice for the top House leadership.
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A cardinal lesson the voluminous book imprints on the free mind of a reader is that all creatures are preordained to correlate with each other as bodies and particles, big and small, are strictly interdependent because their birth or growth, decline or decomposition gravely affects the others.