eventual

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From event +‎ -ual; compare French éventuel. The third sense is influenced by any of several European languages, including German eventuell, French éventuel, Italian eventuale, Spanish eventual.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eventual (not comparable)

  1. Finally resulting or occuring (after a period of time); inevitable.
  2. Pertaining to events; event-related, evential.
  3. (proscribed, non-native speakers' English or European Union) Possible, potential.
    They both opposed an eventual imposition of anti-dumping measures as they considered that it could lead to a cessation of imports of the product concerned from the PRC79.

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GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eventual m or f (plural eventuais)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin eventus (Portuguese evento) + -al.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eventual m or f (plural eventuais, comparable)

  1. infrequent
  2. casual
  3. eventual

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French éventuel.

AdjectiveEdit

eventual m or n (feminine singular eventuală, masculine plural eventuali, feminine and neuter plural eventuale)

  1. prospective

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ebenˈtwal/, [e.β̞ẽn̪ˈt̪wal]
  • Hyphenation: e‧ven‧tual

AdjectiveEdit

eventual (plural eventuales)

  1. potential, possible
  2. sporadic
  3. temporary (employee, contract)
  4. eventual (anglicism, proscribed, mostly Latin America)