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fate

noun
 
 
/feɪt/
THINGS THAT HAPPEN [C] B2 what happens to someone, especially when it is something bad: His fate is now in the hands of the jury.Fate and destiny
POWER [U] B2 a power that some people believe decides what will happen: I believe it was fate that caused us to meet again. → See also quirk of fateFate and destiny
(Definition of fate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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