Definition of 'destiny'
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He crossed continents for the destiny of our people and humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It might be that the price of controlling our destiny is one worth paying. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A greetings card delivered in a very unusual way may identify your destiny partner. The Sun (2016)How you see and define life determines your destiny. Christianity Today (2000)Your destiny or anything that is on your mind. The Sun (2009)His ancestry and his personal qualities gave him a sense of manifest personal destiny. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This object consists essentially in establishing human destinies in conformity with reason and justice. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)Your destiny partner races into your life when you go to watch horses jump. The Sun (2006)Europe did not possess a manifest destiny to transform the politics of the rest of the world. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)Our human destiny is not always as consequential or beautiful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your destiny partner has a voice that you recognise. The Sun (2013) Human destiny will be what we make of it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is good you can see beyond surface charm and recognise your destiny partner. The Sun (2009)But that is destiny in life. The Sun (2011)You control your future, your destiny. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)They show it was possible to reject one 's destiny of breeding in the shires. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They should see it as their future, their destiny. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's strange when you look back and wonder about life and destiny. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is that the end for what was once thought to be humanity's manifest destiny? Times, Sunday Times (2015)A person is a destiny. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's very good news that genes are almost certainly not the cause, as your distress is not an inevitable destiny. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Begin to get rather more comfortable, though I cannot as yet reflect with any comfort on my future destiny. EMPIRES OF THE PLAIN: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (2003)EUROPE is a classic utopian project, a monument to the vanity of intellectuals, a programme whose inevitable destiny is failure. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'destiny'
British English: destiny /ˈdɛstɪnɪ/ NOUN
A person's destiny is everything that happens to them during their life, including what will happen in the future.
Do we control our own destiny?
- American English: destiny
- Arabic: قَدَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: destino
- Chinese: 命运
- Croatian: sudbina
- Czech: osud
- Danish: skæbne
- Dutch: noodlot
- European Spanish: destino hado
- Finnish: kohtalo
- French: destin
- German: Schicksal
- Greek: πεπρωμένο
- Italian: destino
- Japanese: 運命
- Korean: 운명
- Norwegian: skjebne
- Polish: przeznaczenie
- European Portuguese: destino
- Romanian: destin
- Russian: судьба
- Spanish: destino sino
- Swedish: öde
- Thai: ชะตากรรม
- Turkish: kader
- Ukrainian: доля
- Vietnamese: vận mệnh
Definition of destiny from the Collins English Dictionary
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