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Word: predetermine

Definition: determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly


Sentences Containing 'predetermine'

After Venizelos' resignation in December however, the succeeding royalist governments were determined to exploit the situation and pre-determine the region's future by incorporating it formally within the Greek state.

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