eventuality

[ ih-ven-choo-al-i-tee ]
/ ɪˌvɛn tʃuˈæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural e·ven·tu·al·i·ties.

a contingent event; a possible occurrence or circumstance: Rain is an eventuality to be reckoned with in planning the picnic.
the state or fact of being eventual; contingent character.

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Origin of eventuality

First recorded in 1750–60; eventual + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for eventuality

eventuality
/ (ɪˌvɛntʃʊˈælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

a possible event, occurrence, or result; contingency
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