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fated

[ fey-tid ]
/ ˈfeɪ tɪd /
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adjective

subject to, guided by, or predetermined by fate; destined.

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Origin of fated

First recorded in 1595–1605; fate + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM fated

un·fat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fated

fated
/ (ˈfeɪtɪd) /

adjective

destined
doomed to death or destruction
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