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destined
American English: /ˈdɛstɪnd/
British English: /ˈdɛstɪnd/

Translation of destined in Spanish:

adjective (predicative)

  • 1 (fated) See examples:to be destined to + infinitive
    estar (pre)destinado a + infinitive
    they were destined to meet again
    estaban (pre)destinados a volverse a encontrar
    estaba escrito que se volverían a encontrar
    the project was destined never to get off the ground
    el proyecto estaba condenado a quedar en agua de borrajas
    it was destined to fail
    estaba condenado al fracaso
    Example sentences
    • They were destined, I am sure, to be eaten in the hotels around the Islands.
    • But extreme in loco parentis protection of legal adults from their own stupid decisions is a sick and dangerous idea, and one that's destined not just to fail but to backfire.
    • Then it was a bitterly divided, gurning sort of town, uncertain about its cultural future, destined apparently to cede ground to the self-confidently expanding Glasgow, City of Culture 1990.
  • 2 2.1 (intended) food destined for distribution to the refugees
    alimentos destinados a ser distribuidos entre los refugiados
    2.2 (bound, on way)
    con destino
    cargo destined for the West Indies
    carga con destino al Caribe
    Example sentences
    • He may well intend a decent slice of the cash destined for Anfield to be drawn, shamelessly, from public funds.
    • While the goal-bound effort took a deflection it was always destined for the back of the net.
    • A member of staff confirmed that any bags of tin cans left anywhere other than in the skip would be destined for landfill.

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