Determinism Definition

dĭ-tûrmə-nĭzəm
noun
The philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision, is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs.
American Heritage
The doctrine that everything, including one's choice of action, is the necessary result of a sequence of causes.
Webster's New World

(computing) The property of having behavior determined only by initial state and input.

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determinism
Plural:
determinisms

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