Definition of "predetermined" []

  • Determined beforehand (adjective)
  • Influenced or inclined towards an opinion beforehand; biased (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of predetermine. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Determined in advance (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "predetermined" in a sentence
  • "His depression is a long-established beast, its terms of engagement predetermined from the outset of the book and subject to only the sketchiest of examinations."
  • "You could require it only be taken out for use in predetermined milieus — someone visits a theater with it, another a restaurant at which a call is to be made and received, another on a day hike through the Santa Cruz hills to test reception, and so on."
  • "Individual behavior in an organization is relatively stable and predictable because organizational structure is characterized by predetermined goals, prescribed roles, an authority structure, rules and regulations, and informal patterns."