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 situationIt was a difficult decision but, in the final/last analysis, it was the right choice.

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“In the final/last analysis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20last%20analysis. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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