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preordain

verb [T]     /ˌpriː.ɔːˈdeɪn/ US  /-ɔːr-/ formal
(especially of a power thought to be greater than ordinary people) to decide or fix what will happen in a way that cannot be changed or controlled (尤指超越凡人的力量)预先决定,预先规定,注定 [+ to infinitive] Illness and suffering seemed (to be) preordained to be her lot. 看来她命中注定了要遭受疾病和苦难。 His life seems to have followed a preordained path/direction. 他的人生似乎遵循着冥冥中业已注定的轨迹/方向前行。 Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trappingFate and destiny
(Definition of preordain from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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