Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “preordain”

See all translations

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)預先決定,預先規定,註定
[+ 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。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trappingFate and destiny
Translations of “preordain”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指超越凡人的力量)预先决定,预先规定,注定…
(Definition of preordain from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “preordain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

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