eventuality

noun even·tu·al·i·ty \ i-ˌven-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē \

Definition of eventuality

plural eventualities
:a possible event or outcome :possibility

Examples of eventuality in a Sentence

  1. He planned carefully and was ready for any eventuality.

  2. a cure for that form of cancer seems like a certain eventuality—it's just a matter of time

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First Known Use of eventuality

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EVENTUALITY Defined for English Language Learners

eventuality

noun

Definition of eventuality for English Language Learners

  • : something that might happen : a possible event or occurrence



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