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  • n  an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
  • n  the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
  • n  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    deserved a better fate
  • v  decree or designate beforehand

  • The fate of the Italians in the Desert, as reported by PTI Correspondent Harry Zinder: It was getting bad and even worse than in Wavell's days, when his Nile Army.
  • From there his fate is sealed.
  • Amid gloomy Wall Street forecasts about the industrys gradual demise, PTI asked insiders to forecast the long-term fate of newspapers.
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  • Henry Louis Gates in Washington Post
    It is "incumbent upon Sergeant Crowley and me to utilize the great opportunity that fate has given us to foster greater sympathy among the American public for the daily perils of policing on the one hand, and for the genuine fears of racial...
  • Peter Wright in Spero News
    He said said: "When the mid-flight explosions began the authorities would be unable to prevent the other flights from meeting a similar fate as they would already be in mid-flight and carrying their deadly cargo."
  • David Miliband in CNN International
    We have believed for some time that he has been killed and his immediate family have been told our view of his likely fate,Miliband said. "I call again today on the hostage-takers to return Alan's body as soon as possible."

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