eventual

adjective even·tu·al \ i-ˈven(t)-sh(ə-)wəl , -ˈven-chəl , -chü-əl \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of eventual

1 archaic : contingent, conditional
2 : taking place at an unspecified later time : ultimately resulting
  • they counted on our eventual success

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First Known Use of eventual

1683


EVENTUAL Defined for English Language Learners

eventual

adjective

Definition of eventual for English Language Learners

  • : coming or happening at a later time


EVENTUAL Defined for Kids

eventual

adjective even·tu·al \ i-ˈven-chə-wəl \

Definition of eventual for Students

: coming at some later time
  • eventual success

eventually

adverb


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