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noun destiny pronunciation in American English /ˈdestəni/
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  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.

  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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