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Meaning of PREDETERMINATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place
  2. [n]  (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)
 

PREDETERMINATION is a 16 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: foreordination, predestination, preordination
 
 See Also: determination, finding, theological doctrine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre`de*ter`mi*na"tion\, n. [Cf. F.
pr['e]d['e]termination.]
The act of previous determination; a purpose formed
beforehand; as, the predetermination of God's will.
--Hammond.

 
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