Predetermined It is a conjugation of predetermine , whose etymology takes us to the Latin language: praedetermināre. Specifically, it is interesting to know that this Latin word is made up of the following elements:
-The prefix “pre-”, which means “before.
-The prefix “de-”, which is used to indicate an action from the top down.
-The verb "terminare", which is synonymous with "ending" and deriving from "terminus", which in turn can be translated as "limit" or "border".
East predetermined verb refers to the action of set, establish or stipulate a thing in advance .
For example: "It is not possible to negotiate anything when the result is already predetermined", “If you wish, you can change the default phone tone”, “The authorities assigned us a predetermined space where we can develop the act”.
The notion of default is frequent in the field of computing . This qualifies those options or configurations that a software brings by default but that, in general, the user can modify them.
Yes, when you first turn on a computer (computer) after installing an operating system, we observe that the wallpaper is a photograph of a beach, it can be said that this image constitutes the default wallpaper of the program
In the same way, within the field of informatics, different actions can be carried out that make it clear that, from that moment, a program becomes the default instead. Thus, for example, there are many people who, when buying a computer, came across the fact that the browser that was previously established was Internet Explorer. However, for different situations they may want not to use that but another one like Google Chrome.
In that case, what have they done? Directly install this last browser and then go to the Configuration section and, once there, click on the option to set as default browser.
In the same way, it should be borne in mind that, as a rule, computers that include the Windows operating system include another series of software that is predetermined. Specifically, we are referring, for example, to the word processor that in this case is Microsoft Word. However, there are those who want to change it and in that case they choose to look for alternative proposals such as those offered by the OpenOffice package.
In some areas, what is predetermined is a time period in which a person You can use a service. If two friends rent a tennis court for two hours, those 120 minutes will be the default time they have to play (because it is already established before they start using the facilities).
A man that lives in Lime and that you want to travel to Bogota On the other hand, you can hire a tourist package that includes tickets to the Colombian capital and accommodation in the city. The hotels in which you will spend the night, then, are part of the package: they are predetermined by specifying the hiring and defined in advance by the travel agency.