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määrätä

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Finnish

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Etymology

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: mää‧rä‧tä
  • IPA: /'mæːrætæ(ʔ)/

Verb

määrätä (stem määrä-*)

  1. (transitive) To specify, determine, set, fix.
    ~ + genitive + arvo = to appraise.
    ~ pidettäväksi = to schedule (a meeting; a TV program).
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To levy, assess (taxes); to impose, inflict (a fine).
  3. (transitive) To appoint, assign.
  4. (transitive) (+ genitive-accusative + active 3rd infinitive in illative) To order, command, instruct, tell (sb to do sth).
    kunnes toisin määrätään = until further notice.
  5. (transitive) To (fore)ordain, decree, decide.
  6. (transitive) To prescribe (a medication).
  7. Impersonal indicative present connegative form of määrätä.

Synonyms

  • (to (fore)ordain, decree, decide): säätää
  • (to order, command, instruct, tell): käskeä

Derived terms

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