predetermination


pre·de·ter·mi·na·tion

noun \ˌprē-di-ˌtər-mə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of PREDETERMINATION

1
:  the act of predetermining :  the state of being predetermined: as
a :  the ordaining of events beforehand
b :  a fixing or settling in advance
2
:  a purpose formed beforehand

First Known Use of PREDETERMINATION

1647

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