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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (theology) being determined in advance.

Usage examples (25)
  • We must distinguish the divine preordination from its effect.
  • It is used particularly in theology to denote the preordination of men to everlasting happiness or misery.
  • On the first point: this reasoning proves only that the preordination of predestination is not furthered by the prayers of the devout.
  • The divine preordination cannot in any wise be furthered by the prayers of the devout, since their prayers cannot cause anyone to be predestined. for more
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