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e·ven·tu·al·i·ty

 (ĭ-vĕn′cho͞o-ăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. e·ven·tu·al·i·ties
Something that may occur; a possibility.

eventuality

(ɪˌvɛntʃʊˈælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
a possible event, occurrence, or result; contingency

e•ven•tu•al•i•ty

(ɪˌvɛn tʃuˈæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
a possible event, occurrence, or circumstance; contingency.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eventuality - a possible event or occurrence or result
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens

eventuality

noun possibility, event, likelihood, probability, case, chance, contingency When you go on holiday, try to be prepared for every eventuality.

eventuality

noun
Something that may occur or be done:
Translations
إحْتِمال طارئ
eventualitetmulighed
eshetõség
möguleiki

eventuality

[ɪˌventʃʊˈælɪtɪ] Neventualidad f
in that eventualityante esa eventualidad
in the eventuality ofante la eventualidad de
to be ready for any eventualityestar preparado para cualquier eventualidad

eventuality

[ɪˌvɛntʃuˈælɪti] npossibilité f, éventualité f
He was ready for any eventuality → Il était prêt à toute éventualité.

eventuality

n(möglicher) Fall, Eventualität f; in the eventuality of fireim Brandfall; be ready for any eventualitysei auf alle Eventualitäten gefasst

eventuality

[ɪˌvɛntʃʊˈælɪtɪ] neventualità f inv, possibilità f inv
to be ready for any eventuality → essere pronto/a a ogni evenienza

eventual

(iˈventʃuəl) adjective
happening in the end. their quarrel and eventual reconciliation.
eˌventuˈality (-ˈӕ-) plural eventuˈalities noun
a possible happening. We are ready for all eventualities.
eˈventually adverb
finally; at length. I thought he would never ask her to marry him, but he did eventually.
References in classic literature ?
She relied upon them to hold themselves prepared for any eventuality and to silence the adversaries, if, as she feared, they created a disturbance.
Let me pay you one in return when I say that if I were assured of the former eventuality I would, in the interests of the public, cheerfully accept the latter.
She thought that possibly Aglaya, or at any rate someone sent by her, would be present incognito at the ceremony, or in the crowd, and she wished to be prepared for this eventuality.
What exactitude, what minuteness, what knowledge of the locality, what foresight for every eventuality, every possibility even to the smallest detail
Your time shall come then, I-Gos," Gahan assured the other, "and if you have any party that thinks as you do, prepare them for the eventuality that will succeed O-Tar's presumptuous attempt to wed the daughter of The Warlord.
That such an eventuality threatened he knew from one Spizo the Spaniard, the single traitor in the service of Norman of Torn, whose mean aid the little grim, gray man had purchased since many months to spy upon the comings and goings of the great outlaw.
We gather that you are opposed to a renewal of our alliance chiefly for two reasons,--first, that you have formed an unfavorable opinion of our resources and capacity as a nation; and secondly, because you are seeking an ally who would be of service to you in one particular eventuality, namely, a war with the United States.
Of course, in such an eventuality, I remain to be accounted for; but I outrun my story, and such accounting will be made before I am done.
Either she was afraid of having a sister-in-law to look after during the husband's long absences; or dreaded the more or less distant eventuality of her brother being persuaded to leave the sea, the friendly refuge of his unhappy youth, and to settle on shore, bringing to her very door this undesirable, this embarrassing connection.
The eventuality he had not foreseen had appalled him as a humane man and a fond husband.
Thank 'ee," mumbled vaguely MacWhirr, to whom the view of a distant eventuality could appeal no more than the beauty of a wide landscape to a purblind tourist; and his eyes happening at the moment to be at rest upon the lock of the cabin door, he walked up to it, full of purpose, and began to rattle the handle vigorously, while he observed, in his low, earnest voice, "You can't trust the workmen nowadays.
Addressing the second session of the exercise jointly organised by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday, she appreciated the initiative and efforts of the NDMA and WFP towards capacity building of all provinces to cope with any unforeseen eventuality in future.