determinacy

[dih-tur-muh-nuh-see]

noun

the quality of being determinate.
the condition of being determined or mandated.

Origin of determinacy

First recorded in 1870–75; determin(ate) + -acy
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British Dictionary definitions for determinacy

determinacy

noun

the quality of being defined or fixed
the condition of being predicted or deduced
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