Definition of Foreordination in English :

Define Foreordination in English

Foreordination meaning in English

Meaning of Foreordination in English

Pronunciation of Foreordination in English

Foreordination pronunciation in English

Pronounce Foreordination in English


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1. foreordination, predestination, predetermination, preordination

(theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)

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(tr; may take a clause as object)
to determine (events, results, etc) in the future

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verb transitive
to ordain beforehand; predestine

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tr.v. fore·or·dained, fore·or·dain·ing, fore·or·dains
To determine or appoint beforehand; predestine.

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