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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʌl.tɪ.mɪt.lɪ/, IPA(key): /ˈʌl.tɪ.mət.li/
Audio (RP) (file)
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈʌl.tə.mət.li/
- Hyphenation: ul‧tim‧ate‧ly
ultimately (not comparable)
- Indicating the last item.
- Synonyms: at last, finally, in the end; see also Thesaurus:lastly
- Firstly,… Secondly,… Ultimately,…
- Indicating the most important action.
- Synonyms: at the end of the day, when all is said and done; see also Thesaurus:fundamentally
- Ultimately, he will have to make a decision before the end of the week.
- 2011 October 29, Neil Johnston, “Norwich 3 - 3 Blackburn”, in 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.
- (linguistics) Used to indicate the etymon at which a given etymological derivation terminates.
- Synonym: terminal etymon
- Cognate to Gottscheerish boßər, bàsser. Ultimately cognate to standard High German Wasser.
- Shortened from maxiature, ultimately from Latin maximus ("large").
- Ultimately from Latin equus ("horse").
indicating the last item
indicating the most important action
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