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English definition of “determine”

determine

verb (DECIDE)   /dɪˈtɜr·mən/
to control or influence directly; to decide: [T] We should be allowed to determine our own future. [T] Eye color is genetically determined. [+ to infinitive] He determined to find out the real reason.
(Definition of determine verb (DECIDE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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