HyperDic: eventual

English > 1 sense of the word eventual:
ADJECTIVEalleventualexpected to follow in the indefinite future from causes already operating
eventual > pronunciation
Soundsahveh'nchuwahl; iyveh'nchuwahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > eventual: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExpected to follow in the indefinite future from causes already operating.
Examples
  • "hope of eventual (or ultimate) rescue"
  • "if this trend continues it is not reasonable to expect the eventual collapse of the stock market"
Broaderultimatefurthest or highest in degree or order
Spanisheventual
Catalaneventual
Adverbseventuallyafter an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay

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