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de·ter·mi·nate / dəˈtərmənit/ • adj. having exact and discernible limits or form: the phrase has lost any determinate meaning. ∎  Bot. (of a flowering shoot) having the main axis ending in a flower bud and therefore no longer extending in length, as in a cyme. DERIVATIVES: de·ter·mi·na·cy / -minəsē/ n. de·ter·mi·nate·ly adv. de·ter·mi·nate·ness n.

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