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ordain
British English: /ɔːˈdeɪn/
American English: /ɔrˈdeɪn/

Translation of ordain in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (Religion)
    ordinieren
    be ordained priest
    ordiniert werden
  • 2
    (destine) bestimmen
    if fate should so ordain it
    wenn es das Schicksal so will od. fügt

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