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foreordinate

[ fawr-awr-dn-eyt, fohr- ]
/ fɔrˈɔr dnˈeɪt, foʊr- /
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verb (used with object), fore·or·di·nat·ed, fore·or·di·nat·ing.

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Origin of foreordinate

First recorded in 1855–60; back formation from foreordination
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