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- The state or process of things being preordained.
2009 September 24, Ginia Bellafante, “Fearing a Future They’ve Seen”, New York Times:
- In the years since 9/11, producers have found rich thematic material in the arguments for and against preordination, resulting in series like “The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “Lost” and now “FlashForward,” which begins in such a spirit of bracing suspense that I am challenged to recall another pilot that lured me so quickly into addiction.
preordination (not comparable)
- Before ordination.