[ pree-awr-deyn ]
/ ˌpri ɔrˈdeɪn /
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verb (used with object)
to ordain beforehand; foreordain.
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OTHER WORDS FROM preordainpre·or·di·na·tion [pree-awr-dn-ey-shuhn], /ˌpri ɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən/, nounun·pre·or·dained, adjective
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Those numbers preordained the presidential election results.Mitch McConnell needs to remember why Republicans are in such poor standing in D.C.|Colbert King|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for preordain
/ (ˌpriːɔːˈdeɪn) /
(tr) to ordain, decree, or appoint beforehand
Derived forms of preordainpreordination (ˌpriːɔːdɪˈneɪʃən), noun
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