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determine
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
determine the truth
Definition
to learn, discover, or officially decide
  • Jem said Mr. Avery misfigured, Dill said he must drink a gallon a day, and the ensuing contest to determine relative distances and respective prowess only made me feel left out again, as I was untalented in this area.
    p. 68.4
determine = figure out
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2  —2 uses as in:
is determined to succeed
Definition
firm in purpose
  • Mr. Ewell seemed determined not to give the defense the time of day.
    p. 235.5
determined = firm in purpose
  • From the other side, however, Greek revival columns clashed with a big nineteenth-century clock tower housing a rusty unreliable instrument, a view indicating a people determined to preserve every physical scrap of the past.
    p. 217.3
determined = firm in purpose
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