Eventual



[ih-ven-choo-uh l] /ɪˈvɛn tʃu əl/

adjective
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.
/ɪˈvɛntʃʊəl/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) happening in due course of time; ultimate: the eventual outcome was his defeat
adj.

1610s, from French éventuel, from Latin event-, stem of evenire (see event).

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