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predestination

pre·des·ti·na·tion

predestination

pronunciation:
pri de st neI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of predestining, or the state of being predestined.
definition 2: a predetermined future; fate; destiny.
similar words:
destiny, kismet
definition 3: the belief that one's future, esp. the fate of one's soul, is already decreed by God and is unchangeable.