eventually eventually  /ɪ ˈvɛn tʃə wə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) after an unspecified period of time or an especially long delay

Usage(s):

  1. Fortas, who was considered too liberal by many in the Senate, was eventually withdrawn from consideration for the leadership post.
  2. Like the dozen before him and four after, the young man was eventually strangled and dismembered.
  3. Many of these men will eventually regain control, but for some, pads or diapers will become essential wardrobe items.

News

  1. Peru protesters push to stop $5 billion Newmont mine project

    By Mitra Taj PEROL LAKE, Peru (Reuters) - Thousands of opponents of a $5 billion gold project of Newmont Mining circled a lake high in the Andes on Monday, vowing to stop the company from eventually draining it to make way for Peru's most expensive mine. Lake Perol is one of several lakes that would eventually be displaced to mine ore from the Conga project. Water from the lakes would be ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Netflix Will Eat Your Children's Already Short Attention Spans

    Netflix is already conquering the adult couch-potato market, so it's only natural that the streaming giant's original programming would eventually target your children — and early Monday morning came a new deal with DreamWorks Animation to produce hours and hours of new shows to air exclusively online. You can expect the house that built Shrek to produce over 300 hours of original programming ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. Snowden: U.S. ‘not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me’

    Edward Snowden, America's most-wanted whistle-blower, says the truth about the government spying program he revealed will eventually come out, regardless of what happens to him. "All I can say right now is the US Government is not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me," Snowden wrote in a live [...]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Lookout via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I believe that the change from Fidel Castro ought to begin a period of democratic transition," said Bush. "Eventually this transition ought to lead to free and fair elections. And I mean free, and I mean fair -- not these kinds of staged...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Javno.hr

  2. "It's a great opportunity for me," Stoudemire said of New York. "It's about challenges. This is definitely the ultimate challenge for myself to eventually bring the Knicks back to where they rightfully belong. We're going to do a great job of...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Amare Stoudemire Source: Arizona Republic

  3. "How the costs and liabilities are eventually allocated between various parties will not affect" BP's plan to clean up the spill and pay all legitimate claims, Hayward said.
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: Bloomberg

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