predetermine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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predetermineverb [T]

uk   /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɜː.mɪn/  us   /-diːˈtɝː.mən/ formal
to ​decide or ​arrange something at an ​earliertime: It's ​impossible to say how much a person's ​behaviour is predetermined by ​theirgenes.
noun [U] uk   /-ˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌtɝː.məˈneɪ.ʃən/ formal
adjective uk   us   /-mɪnd/
At a predetermined time, we'll all ​shout "Happy ​birthday, David!"
(Definition of predetermine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “predetermine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 预先决定,预先确定, 事先安排…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預先決定,預先確定, 事先安排…
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