Definition of 'determine'
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Freddie the fighter pilot is determined to make a difference. Times, Sunday Times (2017)How they reacted to what they were hearing would determine his future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Say you are determined to make your marriage as fulfilling as possible and discuss how to do it. The Sun (2017)One diabetic man waited three years for a special test to determine his ability to drive despite his condition being stable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So after the op I was determined to make this new me work. The Sun (2017)How we act on these opportunities now will determine the future of the IT industry. Computing (2010)I'm determined to make the most of it. The Sun (2017)And he seems determined to make something of the'crisis '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I don't determine my future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some councils are already determined to make roads more cycle friendly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some people think the future will be determined not by geography but by culture. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It will now assess his complaint to determine whether an investigation should be launched. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Use the contents of the medical report to determine your next actions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But our amnesia affects our very ability to determine their proper use. Christianity Today (2000)She was determined to make no further resistance or suggestions. Middlemarch (1872)We are determined to bring them to justice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Once they are concluded his future will be determined by the church. The Sun (2016)They added that as yet no course of action has been determined. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It makes us more determined to put it right. The Sun (2016)Iraq and let them determine their own future? The Sun (2007)Their actions determined the economic health of nations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are determined to bring more success to this club. The Sun (2014)How he overcomes this crisis will determine his entire future in football. The Sun (2012)The evidence you have will determine what disciplinary action you can take. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The outcome would be determined by the ability of one side to inflict unacceptable costs on the other. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)But the key factor determining swimming ability was the lack of a public pool within two or three miles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As for those possible pockets of space beneath the numerous little staircases, a determining site investigation is essential. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Either way, it is the outcome of the investigations that will determine whether fees can be avoided or refunded. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'determine'
British English: determine VERB
If a particular factor determines the nature of a thing or event, it causes it to be of a particular kind.
The size of the chicken pieces will determine the cooking time.
Definition of determine from the Collins English Dictionary
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