eventual

[ ih-ven-choo-uhl ]
/ ɪˈvɛn tʃu əl /

adjective

happening at some indefinite future time or after a series of occurrences; ultimate: His mistakes led to his eventual dismissal.
depending upon uncertain events; contingent.

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Origin of eventual

1605–15; < Latin ēventu(s) event + -al1, modeled of French éventuel
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British Dictionary definitions for eventual

eventual
/ (ɪˈvɛntʃʊəl) /

adjective

(prenominal) happening in due course of time; ultimatethe eventual outcome was his defeat
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