Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “predetermine”

See all translations

predetermine

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌpriː.dɪˈtɜː.mɪn/ US  /-diːˈtɝː.mən/ slightly formal
to decide or arrange something at an earlier time
預先決定,預先確定;事先安排
It's impossible to say how much a person's behaviour is predetermined by their genes.
很難說一個人的行為有多少是由遺傳基因預先決定的。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
predetermination
 
 
/ˌpriː.dɪˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /-diːˌtɝː.mə-/ noun [U] formal
predetermined
 
 
adjective
At a predetermined time, we'll all shout 'Happy Birthday, Dave'.
我們會按預先約定的時間齊呼「戴夫,生日快樂」。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “predetermine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 预先决定,预先确定, 事先安排…
(Definition of predetermine from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “predetermine” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More