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ultimately (not comparable)
- Indicating the last item.
- Firstly, ... Secondly, ... Ultimately, ...
- 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”, 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.
- 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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