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noun destiny pronunciation in British English /ˈdestəni/
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singulardestiny
pluraldestinies
  1. 1
    [countable] [usually singular] the things that you will do, or the type of person that you will become, in the future
    Education can give you the power to shape your own destiny.
    He felt it was his destiny to be famous.
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] a mysterious power that some people believe controls everything that happens
    We don’t know what destiny has planned for us.
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