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English definition of “destined”


adjective (PLACE)    /ˈdes.tɪnd/
travelling or being sent to somewhere: Customs officers have seized nearly a ton of heroin destined for New York.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
(Definition of destined adjective (PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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