PREDETERMINE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PREDETERMINE
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 v.  determine, decide, or establish in advance; influence markedly
Classic Sentence:
1  For Antonia and for me, this had been the road of Destiny; had taken us to those early accidents of fortune which predetermined for us all that we can ever be.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: III
2  At this time, as has been seen, Wildeve was quite innocent of any predetermined act of intrigue, and except at the dance on the green he had not once met Eustacia since her marriage.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
Example Sentence:
1  Bea gathered estimates from caterers, florists, and stationers so that she could predetermine the costs of holding a catered buffet.
2  It is impossible to predetermine every specific problem that we will meet.
3  Success is the continuous journey towards the achievement of predetermined worth while goals.
4  The concept that destiny is predetermined is a religious dogma and a philosophical delusion.
5  The Prince's destiny was predetermined from the moment of his birth.
6  A person's health is often genetically predetermined.
7  How we behave is up to us, ” but Nikolai believes that everything is predetermined by one's particular circumstances.