eventual eventual  /ə ˈvɛn tʃu əl/


  • (adj) expected to follow in the indefinite future from causes already operating


  1. Gagarin's eventual success in beating off 19 others to man the first flight owed as much to his physical characteristics as to his performance.
  2. eventual successor in 1969, but democrats had no great expectations of him.
  3. But as always the secret was casting, and cocky eventual winner Hung was just the best of a talented, compelling kitchen crew.


  1. PFT: Ram-turned-Niner Dahl says SF tips plays

    Now we know why the 49ers hired defensive guru Eric Mangini to serve as an offensive consultant. Safety Craig Dahl , who played last year for a Rams team that went 1-0-1 against the eventual NFC champions, said Wednesday that the Niners tipped offensive plays based on personnel and formation, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Cyclical Sector ETFs Can Perform in a Rising Rate Environment

    The equities market is pulling back on speculation of the eventual Fed “tapering.” However, the withdrawal from quantitative easing will go hand-in-hand with an improving economy, and Schwab analysts say ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Mike Tanier has pre-written the announcement of Tim Tebow's eventual release at the end of training

    Mike Tanier has pre-written the announcement of Tim Tebow's eventual release at the end of training camp. Something to keep handy. [ Sports on Earth ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Deadspin


  1. "I am sorry I have not been able to find a way up to this point to turn things around, and I understand why a change needs to be made," Fratello said. "Things will get better with both an abundance of home games coming up and the eventual...
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Mike Fratello Source: SI.com

  2. "The considerable economic policy stimulus in train in most countries should help contain the downturn and support an eventual recovery," Stevens said.
    on May 4, 2009 By: Glenn Stevens Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. ElBaradei said he and North Korean authorities would meet on how to "implement the freeze of (nuclear) facilities" and the "eventual dismantlement of these facilities."
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: International Herald Tribune

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