Translation of "predetermine" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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predetermineverb [ T ]

uk /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɜː.mɪn/ us /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɝː.mən/ formal

to decide or arrange something at an earlier time

It's impossible to say how much a person's behaviour is predetermined by their genes. 很难说一个人的行为有多少是由遗传基因预先决定的。

(Translation of “predetermine” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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