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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Taking place, arising, or becoming something at an unspecified later time.

Usage examples (34)
  • This blow to the overall prestige of the company would prove to be a contributory factor in its eventual demise.
  • The long struggle, as we all know, resulted in eventual victory for the Commons.
  • The Third Quarter begins to express the difficulties and limitations of extraction, which result in eventual diminishment of supply.
  • That may remain true, but "eventual" -- the ability to look to some time in the future -- is what we no longer have. for more
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