Occurring or existing at the end of or as a result of a process or period of time: it’s impossible to predict the eventual outcome of the competition
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- 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.
early 17th century (in the sense 'relating to an event or events'): from Latin eventus (see event), on the pattern of actual.