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  • predetermine — I verb agree beforehand, be biased, be influenced, be jaundiced, be prejudiced, be prepossessed, be swayed, contrive a result, decide beforehand, decide in advance, destinate, destine, determine beforehand, determine in advance, doom, fate,… …   Law dictionary

  • presuppose — I verb assume, be biased, be inclined to think, be jaundiced, be prejudiced, believe, conjecture, count upon, decide beforehand, decide in advance, deduce, deem, determine beforehand, determine in advance, divine, draw an inference, estimate,… …   Law dictionary

  • preform — v. /pree fawrm /; n. /pree fawrm /, v.t. 1. to form beforehand. 2. to determine or decide beforehand: to preform an opinion. 3. to shape or fashion beforehand: to preform a mold. n. 4. biscuit (def. 5). 5. any of various uncompleted objects of… …   Universalium

  • predetermine — /pridəˈtɜmən / (say preeduh termuhn) verb (t) (predetermined, predetermining) 1. to determine or decide beforehand. 2. to ordain beforehand; predestine. 3. to direct or impel beforehand to something. {Late Latin praedētermināre} –predetermination …   Australian English dictionary

  • Corporate election — refers to a Christian soteriological view that understands Christian salvation to be based on God choosing in Christ a people whom he destines to be holy and blameless in his sight. [1] Put another way, Election is the corporate choice of the… …   Wikipedia

  • pre|de|ter|mine — «PREE dih TUR muhn», transitive verb, mined, min|ing. 1. to determine or decide beforehand: »We met at a predetermined time. 2. to direct or impel beforehand (to something): »Two world wars predetermined the henceforth inevitable symbiosis of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fictionary — Fictionary, also known as the Dictionary Game or simply Dictionary, is a word game in which players guess the definition of an obscure word. A turn consists of one player picking a word from the dictionary and each other player composing a fake… …   Wikipedia

  • I spy — is a guessing game usually played in families with young children, partly to assist in both observation and in alphabet familiarity. I spy is often played as a car game.One person starts by choosing an object (perhaps a cow ) and says I spy with… …   Wikipedia

  • Unsere Besten — ( Our Best ) was a television series shown in German public television (ZDF) in November 2003, similar to the BBC series 100 Greatest Britons.[1] In subsequent years, a dozen similar rankings were compiled, mostly titled the favourite (topic) of… …   Wikipedia

  • Switcharound — is a children s novel by Lois Lowry, published on October 28, 1985.ynopsisCaroline Tate and her brother J.P. are sent to the house of their divorced father and his new wife in Des Moines against their will for the summer holidays. The siblings… …   Wikipedia

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