From fore- + ordain.
foreordain (third-person singular simple present foreordains, present participle foreordaining, simple past and past participle foreordained)
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- (transitive) To predestine or preordain.
- 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 308:
- God has made the decision before all time, so some are foreordained to be saved through grace – a predestined group of the elect.