Definition of “destiny” - English Dictionary


“destiny” in English

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uk /ˈdes.tɪ.ni/ us /ˈdes.tɪ.ni/

(Definition of “destiny” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“destiny” in American English

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destinynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈdes·tə·ni/

the particular state of a person or thing in the future, considered as resulting from earlier events:

[ C ] We all want to determine our own destinies.

Destiny is the force that some people think controls what happens in the future, and which cannot be influenced by people.

(Definition of “destiny” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)