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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A causal element or factor; A square matrix used to solve simultaneous equations; The site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself adj. - Having the power or quality of deciding.

Usage examples (37)
  • Education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life
  • If so, should this be the main determinant on what route I take?
  • The main determinant of the long-term fiscal outlook is the unsustainability of Social Security and Medicare.
  • At a given level of GDP, the main determinant of the trade deficit is the value of the dollar in international currency markets. for more
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