Examples of predetermine in a Sentence
The sex of the child is predetermined when the egg is fertilized.
religious sects that believe that an individual's salvation has been predetermined by God
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As such, the outcome of the vote at the special meeting is already predetermined, Zagar said.
As with all great art, Carlos Alberto's 86th minute strike in the 1970 World Cup Final was predetermined with painstaking and thoughtful preparation, yet executed with the impression of unbridled spontaneity.
That was a battle, by the way, where the result was NOT predetermined by history.
That largely predetermines the result and diminishes democracy into something of a census.
Amazingly, Serena defeated Venus in the finals of each of those four majors, which should have finally put an end to the baseless speculation about Richard Williams predetermining the outcome of his daughters’ matches.
The slide toward closure lacked for high drama: The Senate vote was all but predetermined, and since the shutdown began at the start of a weekend, many of the immediate effects will be muted for most Americans.
While opinion surveys indicate a strong majority of Russians back Putin, many see the outcome as predetermined and simply won't bother to vote.
The last 36 minutes of every performance artistic director Robert Battle programs for his company is predetermined.
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Origin and Etymology of predetermine
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
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Definition of predetermine for English Language Learners
: to decide (something) before it happens or in advance
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