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eventuate

[ ih-ven-choo-eyt ]
/ ɪˈvɛn tʃuˌeɪt /
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verb (used without object), e·ven·tu·at·ed, e·ven·tu·at·ing.

to have issue; result.
to be the issue or outcome; come about.

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Origin of eventuate

1780–90; Americanism;<Latin ēventu(s) event + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM eventuate

e·ven·tu·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for eventuate

eventuate
/ (ɪˈvɛntʃʊˌeɪt) /

verb (intr)

(often foll by in) to result ultimately (in)
to come about as a resultfamine eventuated from the crop failure

Derived forms of eventuate

eventuation, noun
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