eventual

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈvɛntʃuəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈvɛntʃuəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i vencho̅o̅ əl)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•ven•tu•al /ɪˈvɛntʃuəl/USA pronunciation   adj. [before a noun]
  1. happening at some time in the future;
    resulting;
    ultimate: His mistakes led to his eventual dismissal.
e•ven•tu•al•ly, adv. See -ven-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•ven•tu•al  (i vencho̅o̅ əl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. happening at some indefinite future time or after a series of occurrences;
    ultimate:His mistakes led to his eventual dismissal.
  2. depending upon uncertain events;
    contingent.
  • Latin ēventu(s) event + -al1, modeled of French éventuel
  • 1605–15
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged subsequent, consequent, later, resulting.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
eventual /ɪˈvɛntʃʊəl/ adj
  1. (prenominal) happening in due course of time; ultimate: the eventual outcome was his defeat
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