foreordained

adjective
fore·​or·​dained | \ ˌfȯr-ȯr-ˈdānd How to pronounce foreordained (audio) \

Definition of foreordained

: destined or ordained in advance a foreordained outcome This device is commonplace, almost foreordained, in tales of doomed heroes …— John Crowley

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Foreordained.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreordained. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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