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foreordain

verb

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to determine the fate of in advance
  • we are such good friends, it's almost like we were foreordained to meet

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The first known use of foreordain was in the 15th century

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“Foreordain.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fore-ordain. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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