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The attribution of sole or excessive importance to biological factors in the determination of intelligence, behaviour, development, etc.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mind. Originally after French déterminisme biologique.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.