Definition of eventual in English:

eventual

Syllabification: e·ven·tu·al
Pronunciation: /əˈven(t)SH(əw)əl
 
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adjective

[attributive]
Occurring at the end of or as a result of a series of events; final; ultimate: it’s impossible to predict the eventual outcome of the competition
More example sentences
  • This way we'd have some control over the process and the eventual outcome.
  • What gets completely buried is the eventual outcome of subsequent investigations.
  • It may make it difficult to accept and process eventual failure to cope.
Synonyms
final, ultimate, concluding, closing, end;
resulting, ensuing, consequent, subsequent

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'relating to an event or events'): from Latin eventus (see event), on the pattern of actual.

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