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preordain

verb pre·or·dain \ˌprē-r-ˈdān\

Definition of PREORDAIN

transitive verb
:  to decree or ordain in advance :  foreordain
pre·or·dain·ment \-mənt\ noun
pre·or·di·na·tion \(ˌ)prē-ˌr-də-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Examples of PREORDAIN

  1. <my wife and I are such soulmates, I'm convinced that our marriage was preordained>

First Known Use of PREORDAIN

1533

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