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preordainverb [ 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

[ + to infinitive ] Illness and suffering seemed (to be) preordained to be her lot. 看來她命中註定了要遭受疾病和苦難。
His life seems to have followed a preordained path/direction. 他的人生似乎遵循著冥冥中業已註定的軌跡/方向前行。

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