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destined

adjective  /ˈdes·tənd/ us  
intended for or being sent to a particular place: The mail was destined for addresses throughout the Northeast. To be destined can mean to happen in a particular way that seems to have been decided in advance: [+ to infinitive] He was destined to die before he could complete the poem.
Translations of “destined”
in Spanish destinado, con destino…
in French destiné à, à destination de…
in German bestimmt, unterwegs (nach)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有目的的, 用於(特定目的)的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有目的的, 用于(特定目的)的…
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