eventually

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Etymology[edit]

eventual +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈvɛn.tjuː.ə.li/, /ɪ.ˈvɛn.tjʊ.li/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈvɛn.tʃu.ə.li/, /ɪ.ˈvɛn.tʃu.li/

Adverb[edit]

eventually ‎(not comparable)

  1. In the end.
    Everyone's true colors will be revealed eventually.
    • 2004, Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage,
      It had taken nine years from the evening that Truman first showed up with a pie plate at her mother's door, but his dogged perseverance eventually won him the hand of his boyhood Sunday school crush.
  2. (mathematics, of a sequence) For some tail.

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