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destiny

noun uk   /ˈdes.tɪ.ni/ us  
C1 [C] the things that will happen in the future: The destiny of our nation depends on this vote! She felt that her destiny had been shaped by her gender. People want to control/determine/take charge of their own destinies. C1 [U] the force that some people think controls what happens in the future, and is outside human control: You can't fight destiny. He is a tragic victim of destiny.
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