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view main entry for predetermined adjective  /ˌpridɪˈtɜrmɪnd/
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  /ˌpridɪtɜrmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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