Etymology
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predetermine (v.)

"to determine beforehand, destine by previous decree," 1620s, originally theological, from pre- "before" + determine or else from Late Latin praedeterminare (Augustine). Related: Predetermined; predetermining; predeterminate.

updated on October 14, 2020

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Definitions of predetermine from WordNet

predetermine (v.)
determine beforehand;
predetermine (v.)
cause to be biased;
Synonyms: bias
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