ultimately

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ultimate +‎ -ly

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ultimately (not comparable)

  1. Indicating the last item.
    Firstly, ... Secondly, ... Ultimately, ...
  2. Indicating the most important action.
    Ultimately, he will have to make a decision before the end of the week.
    • 2011 October 29, Neil Johnston, “Norwich 3 - 3 Blackburn”, BBC Sport:
      That Wolves reached half-time on level terms had much to do with the ultimately luckless Hennessey, who was in action in the opening minute to tip away Samir Nasri's shot following a City corner.

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