overdetermine

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ determine.

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overdetermine (third-person singular simple present overdetermines, present participle overdetermining, simple past and past participle overdetermined)

  1. (of a problem or question) To give too many constraints, so that no solution is available.
  2. To determine in such a way that any of the determinant's components would be sufficient on its own to produce the consequence.

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