pre-determined

predetermine

[pree-di-tur-min]
verb (used with object), predetermined, predetermining.
1.
to settle or decide in advance: He had predetermined his answer to the offer.
2.
to ordain in advance; predestine: She believed that God had predetermined her sorrow.
3.
to direct or impel; influence strongly: His sympathy for the poor predetermined his choice of a career.

Origin:
1615–25; pre- + determine

predetermination, noun
predeterminative [pree-di-tur-muh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv] , adjective
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predetermine (ˌpriːdɪˈtɜːmɪn)
 
vb
1.  to determine beforehand
2.  to influence or incline towards an opinion beforehand; bias
 
predetermi'nation
 
n
 
prede'terminative
 
adj
 
prede'terminer
 
n

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predetermine
1625, originally theological, from L.L. prædeterminare (Augustine), from præ + determinare (see determine).
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