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predestinate

adjective pre·des·ti·nate \ prē-ˈde-stə-nət , -ˌnāt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of predestinate

:destined, fated, or determined beforehand

Origin and Etymology of predestinate

Middle English, from Latin praedestinatus, past participle of praedestinare


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predestinate

verb pre·des·ti·nate \ prē-ˈde-stə-ˌnāt \

Definition of predestinate

predestinated; predestinating
transitive verb
1 :to foreordain to an earthly or eternal lot or destiny by divine decree
2 archaic :predetermine

Origin and Etymology of predestinate

Middle English, from Latin praedestinatus, past participle


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