predeterminate

[ pree-di-tur-muh-nit ]
/ ˌpri dɪˈtɜr mə nɪt /

adjective

determined beforehand; predetermined.

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Origin of predeterminate

First recorded in 1625–35; pre- + determinate

OTHER WORDS FROM predeterminate

pre·de·ter·mi·nate·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for predeterminate

  • Full of predeterminate intuitions, they are without intelligence, which is the power of seeing things as they are.

    Winds Of Doctrine|George Santayana

British Dictionary definitions for predeterminate

predeterminate
/ (ˌpriːdɪˈtɜːmɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt) /

adjective

determined beforehand; predetermined

Derived forms of predeterminate

predeterminately, adverb
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