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  1. preordain

    • IPA[ˌpriːɔːˈdeɪn]

    英式

    • v.
      decide or determine (an outcome or course of action) beforehand
    • verb: preordain, 3rd person present: preordains, gerund or present participle: preordaining, past tense: preordained, past participle: preordained

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. decide or determine (an outcome or course of action) beforehand you might think the company's success was preordained