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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pre·des·ti·nate /-ˌnet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·des·ti·nate a.  Predestinated; foreordained; fated. “A predestinate scratched face.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·des·ti·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Predestinated p. pr. & vb. n. Predestinating.]  To predetermine or foreordain; to appoint or ordain beforehand by an unchangeable purpose or decree; to preëlect.
    Whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son.   --Rom. viii. 29.
 Syn: -- To predetermine; foreordain; preordain; decree; predestine; foredoom.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : established or prearranged unalterably; "his place in
            history was foreordained"; "a sense of predestinate
            inevitability about it"; "it seemed predestined since
            the beginning of the world" [syn: foreordained, predestined]
      v : foreordain by divine will or decree [syn: predestine, foreordain]