in the final/last analysis

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Definition of in the final/last analysis

: after considering everything used for a final statement or judgment that is based on what is most important in a particular situation It was a difficult decision but, in the final/last analysis, it was the right choice.

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“In the final/last analysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20final%2Flast%20analysis. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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