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predestined

[ pri-des-tind ]
/ prɪˈdɛs tɪnd /
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adjective
destined in advance; foreordained; predetermined: Many circumstances combined to mark out the English colonies of America as the predestined seat of a great free nation.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of predestine.
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Origin of predestined

predestine + -ed2 for the adjective; predestine + -ed1 for the verb

OTHER WORDS FROM predestined

un·pre·des·tined, adjective
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