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adjective pre·des·ti·nate \prē-ˈdes-tə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of PREDESTINATE

:  destined, fated, or determined beforehand


Middle English, from Latin praedestinatus, past participle of praedestinare
First Known Use: 14th century


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verb pre·des·ti·nate \-ˌnāt\

Definition of PREDESTINATE

transitive verb
:  to foreordain to an earthly or eternal lot or destiny by divine decree
archaic :  predetermine


Middle English, from Latin praedestinatus, past participle
First Known Use: 15th century


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