Translation of "predetermine" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ˌpriː.dɪˈtɜː.mɪn/ US  /-diːˈtɝː.mən/ slightly formal

to decide or arrange something at an earlier time

It's impossible to say how much a person's behaviour is predetermined by their genes. 很難說一個人的行為有多少是由遺傳基因預先決定的。
predetermination uk us /ˌpriː.dɪˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /-diːˌtɝː.mə-/ noun [ U ] formal
predetermined uk us adjective

At a predetermined time, we'll all shout 'Happy Birthday, Dave'. 我們會按預先約定的時間齊呼「戴夫,生日快樂」。

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

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