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- (Received Pronunciation, US) IPA(key): /ɪˈnɛvɪtəbli/, /ɪˈnɛvətəbli/
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inevitably (not comparable)
- In a manner that is impossible to avoid or prevent.
- Inevitably, all creatures eventually die.
- The sun inevitably rises.
- Despite the town's best efforts, the dam inevitably gave way.
- The inevitably cold winter approaches.
- As usual; predictably; as expected.
- Inevitably, the next-door neighbour began to mow his lawn just as she lay down her head after a long night shift.
- The child inevitably began to cry when his mother went to work.
- The inevitably long line of customers queued for the latest 'Harry Potter'.
- (in a manner that this impossible to avoid): certainly, inexorably, unavoidably, necessarily
- (as usual): always, predictably, regularly
- (in a manner that this impossible to avoid): evitably, avoidably, impossibly, incidentally
- (as usual): unexpectedly, unusually
in a manner that this impossible to avoid