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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Using CG versions of complicated action like falling buildings, explosions or certain lighting effects are all predetermined by the nature of the software and the ideas that went into it.
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Origin and Etymology of predetermine
Late Latin praedeterminare, from Latin prae- + determinare to determine
First Known Use: 1601
PREDETERMINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of predetermine for English Language Learners
: to decide (something) before it happens or in advance
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