Translation of "preordain" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

preordain

verb [ T ] uk /ˌpriː.ɔːˈdeɪn/ us /ˌpriː.ɔːrˈdeɪn/ 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。

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

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